NGNA Core Curriculum for Gerontological Nursing / Edition 2

NGNA Core Curriculum for Gerontological Nursing / Edition 2

by NGNA, Ann Schmidt Luggen, Sue E. Meiner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323010989

ISBN-13: 9780323010986

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

CORE CURRICULUM FOR GERONTOLOGICAL NURSING helps nurses prepare for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) examination for the gerontologic nurse. Content is based on the format of the certification exam, and this new, revised edition closely matches the new test plan. Each topic includes learning objectives, outline discussion, study questions, answers

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Overview

CORE CURRICULUM FOR GERONTOLOGICAL NURSING helps nurses prepare for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) examination for the gerontologic nurse. Content is based on the format of the certification exam, and this new, revised edition closely matches the new test plan. Each topic includes learning objectives, outline discussion, study questions, answers with rationales and references. A new sample exam is located in the back of the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323010986
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
365
Product dimensions:
7.16(w) x 10.24(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Unit I: PRIMARY CARE CONSIDERATIONS · The Aging population · Demographics · Normal aging changes · Attitudinal issues and stereotypes · Health promotion/disease and disability prevention · Environment · Culture/ethnicity · Spirituality · Relationships · Autonomy · Theories · Nursing · Aging · Family · Communication process · Death and Dying · Unit II: MAJOR HEALTH PROBLEMS · Assessments of Older Adults · Cardiovascular problems · Respiratory problems · Gastrointestinal problems · Urinary & reproductive problems · Hematological problems · Musculoskeletal problems · Metabolic and endocrine problems · Immunologic problems · Neurologic problems · Sleep Issues/Disorders · Psychiatric and psychosocial problems · Integumentary problems · Sensory problems · Medications · Pain · Unit III: ORGANIZATIONAL AND HEALTH POLICY ISSUES · Health Care Delivery Systems · Components · Community-based · Institutional-based · Federal regulations · Reimbursement mechanisms · Unit IV: PROFESSIONAL ISSUES · Scope and Standards of Gerontological Clinical Nursing Practice · Management · Research · Ethical and Legal Issues · Patient-based · Nurse-based · Gerontological nursing trends and issues · Unit V: SAMPLE TEST · Practice Examination A · Practice Examination B · Answers with Rationales - Practice Examination A · Answers with Rationales - Practice Examination B

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