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cover image - Gerontology and Geriatrics for NPs and PAs - Elsevier eBook on Vitalsource (Retail Access Card),1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323608480
Publication Date: 06-12-2023
Page Count: 720
Imprint: Elsevier
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Gerontology and Geriatrics for NPs and PAs - Elsevier eBook on Vitalsource (Retail Access Card), 1st Edition

by Jill R. Beavers-Kirby, DNP, MS, ACNP-BC and Freddi I. Segal-Gidan

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cover image - Gerontology and Geriatrics for NPs and PAs - Elsevier eBook on Vitalsource (Retail Access Card),1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323608480
Publication Date: 06-12-2023
Page Count: 720
Imprint: Elsevier
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    • Covers both primary care and acute care of older adults and fully addresses both graduate-level and practitioner core competencies necessary for optimal care of older adults. 

    • Places a strong emphasis on wellness (including nutrition and the Healthy People 2020 targets), normal aging, common syndromes of aging, disease management, patient safety (particularly in acute care settings), and a patient-centered care approach. 

    • Features vibrant, full-color illustrations, a full-color design for ease of navigation, and graduate-level learning features that include Key Points at the end of each chapter for quick reference and exam preparation. 

    • Addresses a wide range of topics specifically focused on the common medical problems of older adults, with chapters logically organized for efficient study and quick clinical reference. 

  • Section I AGING
    1 Biological and Physiological Change Theories
    2 Normal Aging
    3 Principles of Care
    4 Ethical Issues in Care
    5 Sexuality in Older Adults
    6 Preventive Screenings and Immunizations
    7 Promotion of Healthy Aging
    8 Medication Use in Older Adults
    9 Complementary and Integrative Therapies for Older Adults
    10 Clinical Assessment: Cognitive, Psychological, Social, Functional, and Medications
    11 Common Geriatric Syndromes
    12 Sensory Changes
    13 Chronic Conditions
    14 Infectious Diseases
    15 Acute, Emergent, and Urgent Conditions
    16 Musculoskeletal and Rheumatologic Conditions in the Older Adult
    17 Cancer
    18 Mental Health/Behavioral Health
    19 Home Care
    20 Acute Care
    21 Long-Term Care
    22 Palliative Care and Hospice
    Appendix 1: Tools
    Appendix 2: IPEC Competencies
  • Jill R. Beavers-Kirby, DNP, MS, ACNP-BC, Associate Professor, Coordinator of NP Programs, Mount Carmel College of Nursing, Columbus, Ohio; Visiting Professor, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Downer's Grove, Illinois and Freddi I. Segal-Gidan
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