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Author Ebersole, Priscilla
Title Geriatric Nursing : Growth of a Specialty
Imprint New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2006
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 History and Development of Geriatric Nursing -- Background and Significance -- The Beginning Specialty of Geriatric Nursing -- Origin of Geriatrics and Gerontology -- Influence of Medicine -- Influence of Social, Economic, and Political Eras -- 1800-1930: Poorhouses, Almshouses, and the Call for Reform -- 1930-1960: From Almshouse to Nursing Home -- 1960-1985: Medicare, Nursing Homes, and the Birth of Modern Gerontological Nursing -- 1985 to Present: Geriatric Nursing Comes of Age -- Chapter 2 Geriatric Nurse Pioneers and Their Contributions -- Nurses at War -- Mary Opal Wolanin -- Doris Schwartz -- Irene Burnside -- Bernita (Bea) Steffl -- Laurie Martin Gunter -- Barbara Helen Allen Davis -- Mary Starke Harper -- Virginia Stone -- Dorothy Virginia Moses -- The Nursing Home Pioneers -- Ileta Blanche McFadden Shields -- Eldonna Shields-Kyle -- Ella Kick -- Sister Marilyn Schwab -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3 Nurses in Action: The Second Generation -- The Second Generation -- Priscilla Ebersole -- Faye Glenn Abdellah -- Dolores Marsh Alford -- Sister Rose Therese Bahr -- Beverly Baldwin -- H. Terri Brower -- Rita Chow: A Tailor's Daughter -- Lois Evans -- Terry Fulmer -- May Futrell -- Jeanie Kayser-Jones -- Mary Lund -- Mathy Mezey -- Neville Strumpf -- Ann Whall -- Thelma Wells -- May Wykle -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4 Geriatric Nurse Leaders Today -- Cornelia Beck -- Kathleen (Kitty) Buckwalter -- Virginia Burggraf -- Kathleen Fletcher -- Marquis (Mark) Foreman -- Susan Crocker Houde -- Ann Schmidt Luggen -- Diane Feeney Mahoney -- Marianne LaPorte Matzo -- Graham McDougall -- Karen Devereaux Melillo -- Robin Remsburg -- Barbara Resnick -- Elizabeth Capezuti -- Conclusion -- Chapter 5 Recognition of Geriatric Care as a Specialty Practice
Components of the Geriatric Nursing Specialty -- Endowed Chairs: The Florence Cellar Gerontological Nursing Chair -- Licensure -- Standards of Practice in Geriatric Nursing -- Certification -- Credentials -- Fellowships -- Chapter 6 Geriatric Nursing Organizations and Affiliates -- The National Gerontological Nursing Association -- National Gerontological Nurses Association Leaders -- National Conference of Gerontological Nurse Practitioners -- National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long-Term Care -- Leaders of the National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration/Long-Term Care -- Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association -- Leaders of the Canadian Gerontological Association -- Gerontological Society of America -- American Society on Aging -- The American Geriatrics Society -- The American Nurses Association -- The American Association of Colleges of Nursing -- Conclusion -- Chapter 7 Educational Programs and Publications for Geriatric and Gerontological Nurses -- Education -- Publications -- Conclusion -- Chapter 8 Nursing Research and Geriatric Care -- Veterans Association Medical Centers -- National Institute for Nursing Research -- The National Institute on Aging -- Research Contributions of National Significance by Geriatric Nurses -- Private Nonprofit Foundations -- Current Research in Geriatric Nursing -- Research Needed -- Conclusion -- Chapter 9 Elements of Attracting Nurses to the Field -- Mentorship -- The Importance of Faculty -- A Field of Dreams -- Conclusion -- Chapter 10 Nursing and the Future Care of the Aged: Possibilities and Opportunities -- Older Americans' Well-Being -- Health and Wellness -- Online Education -- Emerging Geriatric Nursing Roles -- Celebrating Progress -- Futuristic Thoughts -- Conclusion -- Web Sites of Interest to Geriatric Nurses -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D
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With five years in interviewed contributions from the pioneers of geriatric nursing who laid the foundations for the profession to the geriatric nurse leaders who continue the specialty today, we are given the opportunity to see first-hand how geriatric nursing began, evolved, and continues to flourish. Covering the scope of the specialty?how to become a geriatric nurse, what organizations and publications exist in the field, standards of practice, certification and licensure, and future directions?this text provides both inspirational stories of nursing and practical information on how you can find resources, develop ideas, and access research in order to become a successful geriatric nurse
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Ebersole, Priscilla Geriatric Nursing : Growth of a Specialty New York : Springer Publishing Company,c2006 9780826126498
Subject Geriatric nursing -- United States -- History.;Nurses -- United States -- Biography
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