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cover image - Ebersole and Hess' Gerontological Nursing & Healthy Aging in Canada - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780323778763
Publication Date: 02-11-2022
Page Count: 496
Imprint: Mosby
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Ebersole and Hess' Gerontological Nursing & Healthy Aging in Canada - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

by Veronique Boscart, RN, MScN, MEd, PhD, Lynn McCleary, RN, BScN, PhD, Linda Sheiban Taucar, RN, BSc, BScN, MSc, Theris A. Touhy, DNP, CNS, DPNAP and Kathleen F Jett, PhD, GNP-BC, DPNAP

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780323778763
Publication Date: 02-11-2022
Page Count: 496
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $49.99
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Help your students learn the knowledge and skills needed to care for older adults in Canada! Ebersole and Hess' Gerontological Nursing & Healthy Aging in Canada, 3rd Edition uses a wellness-based, holistic approach to older adult care from a distinctly Canadian perspective. Designed to promote healthy aging regardless of the patient’s situation or disorder, this text provides best-practice guidelines to help students identify potential problems, address complications, and alleviate discomfort. An Evolve website includes new Next Generation NCLEX®-style case studies and PN competencies case studies to help students develop skills in clinical judgement. Concise and up to date, this guide covers health care in the context of the cultural and socio-economic issues unique to Canada.

    • Core competencies identified by the CGNA are integrated throughout the book, reinforcing the standards of the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association.
    • Assessment guidelines and tools are featured in tables, boxes, and forms, including the latest scales and guidelines for proper health assessment.
    • Focus on health and wellness highlights all aspects of the aging process.
    • Attention to age, cultural, and gender differences helps you care for different population groups.
    • Evidence-informed Practice boxes summarize research findings and identify those practices with unknown, ineffective, or harmful effects, and examine topics such as culturally safe health initiatives for Indigenous Peoples, lifelong learning and its effects on the wellbeing of older adults, challenges in home care and long-term care homes, and improving outcomes and improving outcomes for seniors living with a stroke or dementia.
    • Activities and discussion questions at the end of every chapter help you understand the material and apply concepts in clinical situations.
    • NEW! Coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic and the SARS-CoV-2 virus focuses on COVID-19’s impact on nurses and patients, including how policies affect care priorities and long-term care homes as well as the effects of social isolation on older adults.
    • NEW! Updated design and new photos and illustrations add interest and make learning easier.
    • NEW! Updated content includes the latest Canadian statistics, research, evidence, references and resources, clinical guidelines, assessment and screening tools, and more.
    • NEW! Healthy Aging Care Plans are based on real-life situations, providing a glimpse into how concepts are applied to care practices.
    • NEW! Current and inclusive terminology supports Indigenous Peoples and a commitment to eliminating gender bias and cisnormative language, including Healthy Aging Care Plans that use preferred pronouns as well as initials in place of full names.
    • NEW Sexual Health and Well-being chapter addresses biological changes that impact intimacy and sexuality in later life, aging and sexual health, how intimacy and sexuality are affected by cohort, culture, and environment (such as long-term care homes), and the unique needs of LGBTQ2 older adults.
    • NEW! Enhanced content on cultural competence addresses cultural care, cultural assessment, and cultural safety relating to the unique needs of the older adult.
    • NEW! Greater discussion of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action examines their impact on nursing and health care delivery for Indigenous older adults.
  • Section 1: Foundations of Healthy Aging

    1.  Introduction to Healthy Aging 2.  Gerontological Nursing History, Education, and Roles 3.  Communicating with Older Adults 4.  Culture, Ethnicity, and Aging 5.  Nursing Documentation

    Section 2: Changes of Aging

    6.  Biological Theories and Physical Changes of Aging 7.  Social, Psychological, Spiritual, and Cognitive Aspects of Aging 8.  Nutritional Needs 9.  Hydration and Continence 10. Rest, Sleep, and Activity 11. Promoting Healthy Skin and Feet 12. Maintaining Mobility and Environmental Safety 13. Assessment Tools in Gerontological Nursing 14. Safe Medication Use for Older Adults

    Section 3: Coping with Chronic Illness in Later Life

    15. Living with Chronic Illness 16. Pain and Comfort 17. Diabetes Mellitus 18. Bone and Joint Health 19. Visual and Auditory Changes 20 Cardiovascular and Respiratory Disorders 21. Cognitive Impairment and Neurological Disorders

    Section 4: Caring for Older Adults and Their Caregivers

    22. Economic and Legal Issues 23. Relationships, Roles, and Transitions 24. Mental Health and Wellness in Late Life 25. Loss, Death and Palliative Care 26. Care Across the Continuum
  • Veronique Boscart, RN, MScN, MEd, PhD, CIHR/Schlegel Industrial Research Chair for Colleges in Senior Care; Executive Director, Canadian Institute for Seniors Care; Executive Dean, School of Health and Life Sciences, Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Kitchener, Ontario., Lynn McCleary, RN, BScN, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Linda Sheiban Taucar, RN, BSc, BScN, MSc, Schlegel Associate Research Chair, Canadian Institute for Seniors Care; Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Kitchener Ontario, Theris A. Touhy, DNP, CNS, DPNAP, Emeritus Professor, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida and Kathleen F Jett, PhD, GNP-BC, DPNAP, Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, Oak Hammock at the University of Florida, Department of Aging and Geriatrics, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida; Research Consultant, College of Nursing, University of Florida, Gainesville Florida
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