• hospitals
  • A questionnaire-based survey was conducted among 159 individuals working at 12 geriatric hospitals. (e-jhis.org)
  • Based on the results of this study, interventions to improve nurses' professional self-concept and self-leadership should be needed for enhancing nursing performance in geriatric hospitals. (e-jhis.org)
  • Thanks to a grant from the Rhode Island Foundation, two hospitals and one nursing home are partnering with a technology firm to bridge the gap between residents and mental health workers. (mcknights.com)
  • UMC is home to the region's only Level I Trauma Center, the Timothy J. Harnar Regional Burn Center, the Southwest Cancer Center, Heart Center, Pediatric Level II Trauma Center, and the UMC Children's Hospitals by delivery of state-of-the-art sophisticated patient care. (healthecareers.com)
  • Avoidable hospital readmissions are under close scrutiny by policymakers, providing hospitals with added impetus to reduce costs and increase quality of care. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Visit WhyNotTheBest.org to read a new case study about Western Baptist Hospital, one of the nation's top-performing hospitals on "core" process-of-care measures for pneumonia care. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • New hospitals that lie one-third empty house thousands of chronic-care patients because even the shabbiest nursing homes remain constantly full. (pnhp.org)
  • citation needed] Many hospitals offer tuition reimbursement or assistance to nurses who want to continue their education beyond their basic preparation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Catholic orders such as Little Sisters of the Poor, Sisters of Mercy, Sisters of St. Mary, St. Francis Health Services, Inc. and Sisters of Charity built hospitals and provided nursing services during this period. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since joining Case Western Reserve University in 1969, she has held various teaching and research positions including a joint appointment as Director of Nursing at Hanna Pavilion of University Hospitals of Cleveland, Chairperson of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing and Dean of nursing at the Francis Payne Bolton School of Nursing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Master's Degree
  • Sadie applied while attending Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, where she was pursuing a Master's degree in nursing. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1962 she pursued her bachelor's degree in nursing, and then in 1969 she went to Case Western Reserve University to earn her master's degree in psychiatric nursing and her PhD in nursing, where her teachers were so impressed with her, they asked her to join the faculty. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1985
  • In the US, the National Gerontological Nursing Association was founded in 1984 and in 1985 the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association was founded. (wikipedia.org)
  • patient
  • The other focus the unit provides is care for any patient with a medical and/or surgical condition that requires continuous skilled nursing care in an effort to relieve suffering and improve quality of life for patients and their families with a serious/life limiting illness or injury. (healthecareers.com)
  • The nurse-to-patient ratio is a goal of 3-5 patients per 1 nurse. (healthecareers.com)
  • This can be adjusted by the charge nurse according to patient and staffing needs. (healthecareers.com)
  • This delivery care model dictates that the ideal candidate must be able to coordinate needed patient care with all disciplines. (healthecareers.com)
  • Records patient histories, performs various diagnostic tests, administers medications, and develops geriatric care plans in conjunction with other medical professionals. (salary.com)
  • The APRN works independently as well as collaboratively to diagnose, prescribe treatment, manage and evaluate patient care. (americasjobexchange.com)
  • Serves in a clinical role to assist the physician in ensuring total patient care. (americasjobexchange.com)
  • Interacts directly with patients and patient families to maximize quality patient care. (americasjobexchange.com)
  • To provide home, nursing home and in-patient unit visits for hospice patients and patients referred to the Palliative Consultation Service. (careersite.com)
  • Assists in providing a plan of care for the patient/family/caregiver as prescribed by the physician and in compliance with regulations as established by the State Board of Registered Nursing and the policies of Rainbow Hospice. (careersite.com)
  • Provides direct patient care and evaluates patient outcomes by performing physical examinations, interpreting health data, and establishing medical diagnosis. (careersite.com)
  • In this Commonwealth Fund-supported study , John Wasson, M.D., of Dartmouth Medical School, promotes the adoption of the CARE Vital Signs tool to improve patient care while streamlining office processes and staff deployment. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Results from this Commonwealth Fund-supported survey published in Medical Care show that use of chronic disease management processes-mainly patient registries and support for patient self-management-increased 23 percent between 2000 and 2006. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The authors of a Commonwealth Fund-supported article published in the Journal of Ambulatory Care Management propose ways to include meaningful patient measures at the point of care. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Nursing homes, home care agencies, and other institutional providers would be paid a global budget to cover all operating costs and would not bill on a per-patient basis. (pnhp.org)
  • The Society provides leadership to healthcare professionals, policymakers, and the public by implementing and advocating for programs in patient care, research, professional and public education, and public policy. (eurekalert.org)
  • Nurses may be differentiated from other health care providers by their approach to patient care, training, and scope of practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • Just as a child would see a pediatrician for medical care, an older patient should go to a geriatrician. (wikipedia.org)
  • An older patient with cancer will benefit from the expertise of a geriatric oncologist. (wikipedia.org)
  • evaluate
  • To evaluate professional self-concept, Nurses' Self-Concept Instrument (NSCI) developed by Angel et al. (e-jhis.org)
  • The guide provides detailed coverage of medications commonly used for pain management, including all contraindications and side effects, so that nurses will be able to evaluate the best use of a medication in the context of comorbidities and sensitivities of each individual. (springerpub.com)
  • In many nursing programs in the United States, a computerized exam is given before, during, and upon completion to evaluate the student and nursing program outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • baccalaureate programs
  • Prerequisites for nursing school depend on the school, with baccalaureate programs requiring more courses, in general, than associate degree programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • In fall 2006, a company called Lydia's Professional Uniforms, and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), collaborated to form a new scholarship program for nurses enrolled in baccalaureate programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • medicine
  • AMERICAN medicine often cures but too rarely cares. (pnhp.org)
  • Geriatric medicine is categorized under Family medicine and Internal medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • The AMDA Foundation Futures Program aims to inform residents and fellows about possible careers in long term care medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Participants of the program receive complementary registration to AMDA Long Term Care Medicine annual symposium, one year of AMDA membership, and the chance to participate in the AMDA mentoring program. (wikipedia.org)
  • Membership is drawn from doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, scientists and others practicing geriatric medicine and with a particular interest in the care of older people and the promotion of better health in old age. (wikipedia.org)
  • Graduates
  • Graduates of all programs, once licensed, are eligible for employment as entry-level staff nurses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nurses from other countries are required to be proficient in English and have their educational credentials evaluated by an association known as the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools prior to being permitted to take the U.S. licensing exam. (wikipedia.org)
  • hospital
  • The objectives of this study were to elucidate the relationship between geriatric care hospital nurses' professional self-concept, self-leadership, and their geriatric nursing performance and to clarify factors that affect geriatric nursing performance. (e-jhis.org)
  • UMC serves as the primary teaching hospital for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), to train tomorrow's healthcare professional. (healthecareers.com)
  • The hospital and health care system is the Louisville area's third largest private employer, providing care at more than 210 locations throughout Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana. (americasjobexchange.com)
  • To learn more about HELP, talk with your primary care physician or hospital team. (mywheaton.org)
  • is a poem written in 1966 by Phyllis McCormack, then working as a nurse in Sunnyside Hospital, Montrose. (wikipedia.org)
  • Registered nurses generally receive their basic preparation through one of four basic avenues: Diploma in Nursing: Graduation with a three-year certificate from a hospital-based school of nursing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Care is delivered by the student nurses under academic supervision in hospital and in other practice settings. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1888, an article titled "The Need of An Asylum or Hospital for the Separate Care and Treatment of the Colored Insane of This State" stated three reasons for creating the hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was not until 1939 that the Commissioner of Mental Hygiene announced: "The opening at Springfield State Hospital of a separate building for the care of mental patients suffering from tuberculosis is one of the outstanding achievements of 1939. (wikipedia.org)
  • In this building all patients from Spring Grove, Springfield and Eastern Shore State Hospital who are suffering from tuberculosis and who represent a danger to other patients or who need special treatment will be cared for. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other important nurses in the development of the profession include: Agnes Hunt from Shropshire was the first orthopedic nurse and was pivotal in the emergence of the orthopedic hospital The Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Hospital in Oswestry, Shropshire. (wikipedia.org)
  • Linda Richards, who established quality nursing schools in the United States and Japan, and was officially the first professionally trained nurse in the US, graduating in 1873 from the New England Hospital for Women and Children in Boston Clarissa Harlowe "Clara" Barton, a pioneer American teacher, patent clerk, nurse, and humanitarian, and the founder of the American Red Cross. (wikipedia.org)
  • Her post graduation goals include working as a Registered Nurse and eventually working in the administration of her tribe's health clinic or hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the service wing of SJAM, the Operations Wing is responsible for the training, development and management of volunteers in first aid and pre-hospital care. (wikipedia.org)
  • recipient
  • Amanda Lee was a recipient of the Lydia's Uniforms/AACN Nursing Scholarship in fall 2006. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chimezie Iwwuanyanwu was a recipient of the Lydia's Uniforms/AACN Nursing Scholarship in fall 2006. (wikipedia.org)
  • Yonis Mudey was a recipient of the Lydia's Uniforms/AACN Nursing Scholarship in spring 2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • She is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and the Gerontological Society of America, a former Director of a Robert Wood Johnson Teaching Nursing Home Project, and a recipient of a Geriatric Mental Health Academic Award from the National Institute of Mental Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • developmental
  • To fill this gap, Commonwealth Fund-supported researchers developed and tested new questions and survey protocols to assess the preventive and developmental care provided by pediatricians. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Completion
  • This exam, upon completion of the nursing program, measures a student's readiness for the NCLEX-RN or NCLEX-PN state board licensure exam. (wikipedia.org)
  • diploma
  • Few of these programs remain in the U.S. and the proportion of nurses practicing with a diploma is rapidly decreasing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Internationally, a diploma in geriatric oncology has now been established in France. (wikipedia.org)
  • She earned her nursing diploma in 1956 and was the first African-American to attend the Ruth Brant School of Nursing in Martins Ferry, Ohio. (wikipedia.org)
  • acute care
  • Alternatively, integrated provider organizations could receive a capitation fee to cover a broad range of LTC and acute care services. (pnhp.org)
  • 1 If the fabric of our acute care is marred by the stain of the uninsured and underinsured, the cloth of our long-term care (LTC) is a threadbare and tattered renmant. (pnhp.org)
  • Financing for LTC is largely independent of financing for acute care and varies depending on whether the need is intermittent or continuous, short or long term, posthospital or unrelated to hospitalization. (pnhp.org)
  • anonymously
  • This story was corroborated by an article from the Daily Mail on 12 March 1998, where Phyllis McCormack's son wrote that his mother composed it in the 1960s, when she submitted it anonymously with the title "Look Closer Nurse" to a small magazine intended just for Sunnyside. (wikipedia.org)
  • adult
  • Yonis applied while attending San Francisco State University pursuing a BSN with a short-term goal of becoming an Advanced Practice Nurse and a long-term goal of becoming a researcher in adult pulmonary care. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • these patients are primarily received from the Emergency Center and Trauma & Surgical Intensive Care Unit. (healthecareers.com)
  • The nursing staff on GTU/SCU are trained to care for patients at the end of life as well as those who will be discharged home or to other facilities. (healthecareers.com)
  • Provides professional nursing care to assigned geriatric patients. (salary.com)
  • Promotes patients' independence by teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. (salary.com)
  • In the fifth century BC, for example, the Hippocratic Collection in places describes skilled care and observation of patients by male "attendants", who may have been early nurses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some provide care and treatment services for patients in private homes. (wikipedia.org)
  • givers
  • 5 And, (3) LTC needs are largely invisible to policymakers because the majority of services for disabled people - of any age - are provided by "informal" (unpaid) care givers, mainly female family members, neighbors, or friends. (pnhp.org)
  • graduation
  • Requires graduation from an approved nursing program. (salary.com)
  • citation needed] Associate of Science in Nursing: Graduation from a degree-granting nursing program conferring the degree of ASN/AAS or ADN in nursing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Graduation from a university, from a four- or five-year program conferring the BSN or BN degree with enhanced emphasis on leadership and research as well as clinically focused courses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Generic-entry Master of Science in Nursing: Graduation from a university, one to three-year program conferring the MS/MSN degree with emphasis on leadership and research as well as clinically focused courses for students who hold a bachelor's degree or higher in an academic field other than nursing. (wikipedia.org)
  • program
  • Most U.S. states and territories require RNs to graduate from an accredited nursing program which allows the candidate to sit for the NCLEX-RN, a standardized examination administered through the National Council of State Nursing Boards. (wikipedia.org)
  • Press Release: Lydia's Professional Uniforms Partners with AACN to Launch a New Scholarship Program for Baccalaureate Students. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • We are committed to ensuring that people are empowered to advocate for high-quality care by providing them with trustworthy information and reliable resources. (eurekalert.org)
  • One of a handful of people around the world who created the field of geriatric oncology during the 1980s was Lodovico Balducci. (wikipedia.org)
  • long-term
  • The financing and delivery of long-term care (LTC) need substantial reform. (pnhp.org)
  • Long-term care services are those health, social, housing, transportation, and other supportive services needed by persons with physical, mental, or cognitive limitations sufficient to compromise independent living. (pnhp.org)
  • However, clients may be able to bill some services to long term care insurance, depending on the history of the individual case. (wikipedia.org)