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Toolkit of Gerontology Resources for Advanced Practice Nurses

GAPNA’s Education Committee has launched their newly revised “Toolkit of Gerontology Resources for APRNs”. This toolkit has links to many websites on Healthcare Resources for Gerontological Education and Preceptor Resources and Guidelines.

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Download your copy of the Toolkit of Gerontology Resources for Advanced Practice Nurses today!

The toolkit has two (2) sections which covers the following:

1. Healthcare Resources for Gerontological Education:

  • Gerontological and Geriatric Assessment
  • Specialty Assessments
  • Mental Health
  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Dementia Assessment and Management
  • Gerontological Pharmacology
  • End of Life Issues
  • Home Issues and Processes
  • Role Issues
  • Legal Issues

2. Preceptor Resources and Guidelines

  • Suggested Preceptor Preparation for Role
  • Student Geriatric Clinical Site Examples
  • Suggested Readings for Clinical Preceptors
  • National Standards for Nurse Practitioner Competencies
  • List of Mobile Device Applications

Download your copy of the Toolkit of Gerontology Resources for Advanced Practice Nurses today!

Please see the GAPNA Resources section on website for more clinical references relevant to older adult health care.

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