Gerontology Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 2nd Edition covers the full extent of gerontology nursing practice needs in any setting or role and at any level of influence and authority. This specialty's core accountabilities illustrate that depth and breadth of practice:Safety, quality, and risk managementPatient and population health advocacyClinical care delivery and optimal patient outcomesHealthy work environmentsStrategic, financial, and human resource managementLegal and regulatory complianceNetworking, partnering, and collaboratingAccountability/advocacy for their employeesThe publication also addresses 17 updated national standards, which offer a framework for evaluating practice outcomes and goals, as well as for what is expected of all gerontology nurses, and its scope of practice specifies the who, what, where, when, why, and how of their practice.
This new book is a must-have for the aspiring or practicing gerontology nurse, or any registered nurse.
Publisher: American Nurses Association, Nursing Knowledge Center
Number of pages: 172
Edition: 2nd Revised edition