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Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care, Third Edition

Author(s): Kristen L. Mauk, PhD, DNP, CRRN, GCNS-BC, GNP-BC, FAAN, Professor of Nursing and Kreft Endowed Chair for the Advancement of Nursing Science, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana, Health Care Consultant, Mauk Financial Solutions, LLC, Valparaiso, Indiana
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284027198
  • ISBN-10:1284027198
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Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care, Third Edition is a comprehensive and student-accessible text that offers a holistic and inter-disciplinary approach to caring for the elderly. The framework for the text is built around the Core Competencies set forth by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing. This new edition gives students the skills and theory needed to provide outstanding care for the growing elderly population. Key features include chapter outlines, learning objectives, discussion questions, personal reflection boxes, and case studies.

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Unit  I  Foundations for Gerontological Nursing
  Chapter  1  Introduction to Gerontological Nursing
  Chapter  2  The Aging Population
  Chapter  3  Theories of Aging
Unit  II  Communication and Assessment
  Chapter  4  Therapeutic Communication with Older Adults, Families and Caregivers
  Chapter  5  Teaching Older Adults and Their Families
  Chapter  6  Comprehensive Assessment of the Older Adult
Unit  III  Health Promotion, Risk Reduction, and Disease Prevention
  Chapter  7  Promoting Healthy Aging
  Chapter  8  Identifying and Preventing Common Risk Factors in the Elderly
Unit  IV  Illness and Disease Management
  Chapter  9  Management of Common Illnesses, Diseases, and Health Conditions
  Chapter  10  Nursing Management of Dementia
Unit  V  Management of Geriatric Syndromes
  Chapter  11  Polypharmacy
  Chapter  12   Falls
  Chapter  13  Delirium
  Chapter  14  Depression and Anxiety
  Chapter  15  Urinary Incontinence
  Chapter  16  Sleep Disorders
  Chapter  17  Dysphagia and Malnutrition
  Chapter  18  Pressure Ulcers
Unit  VI  Leadership and Responsibility
  Chapter  19  The Gerontological Nurse as Manager and Leader
  Chapter  20  Ethical Principles and Issues
Unit  VII  Gerontological Care Issues
  Chapter  21  Culture and Spirituality
  Chapter  22  Sexuality
  Chapter  23  Prevention and Treatment of Elder Abuse
  Chapter  24  Alternative Health Modalities
  Chapter  25  Caring Across the Continuum
  Chapter  26  End of Life Care
  Chapter  27  Global Models of Health Care
  Chapter  28  Using Current System Models to Guide Care
Unit  VIII  E-chapters
  Chapter  29  Review of the Aging of Physiological Systems
  Chapter  30  Care of the Older Adult with Cancer
  Chapter  31  The Interdisciplinary Team
  Chapter  32  Legal Aspects of Gerontological Nursing
  Chapter  33  Technology and Care of Older Adults
  Chapter  34  Pain Management
  Chapter  35  Emergent Care of the Older Adult
  Chapter  36  Health Policy

Kristen L. Mauk, PhD, DNP, CRRN, GCNS-BC, GNP-BC, FAAN-Professor of Nursing and Kreft Endowed Chair for the Advancement of Nursing Science, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana, Health Care Consultant, Mauk Financial Solutions, LLC, Valparaiso, Indiana

Dr. Mauk is a certified gerontological clinical nurse specialist and gerontological nurse practitioner, as well as a Hartford Geriatric Scholar and Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. With nearly 30 years of experience in rehabilitation and gerontology, she is the author or editor of six books and has contributed to numerous others. Her professional contributions have been recognized with several awards including: Associate of Rehabilitation Nurses’s (ARN) Educator Role Award (2007), Valparaiso University Caterpillar Award for Excellence in Teaching (2007), CASE/Carnegie Foundation Indiana Professor of the Year Award (2007), ARN’s Distinguished Service Award (2005), and two American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year Awards (1999, 2010) for Gerontological Rehabilitation Nursing and Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care (second edition). Currently a Professor of Nursing at Valparaiso University, she holds the Kreft Endowed Chair for the Advancement of Nursing Science, a position dedicated to gerontological nursing.

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