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A Series of Webinars for Geriatric Nursing Faculty

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Specializes in Gerontological, cardiac, med-surg, peds. Has 16 years experience.

aacn and the hartford institute for geriatric nursing at nyu college of nursing have developed six web-based modules to help nursing faculty maximize their use of nursing homes as clinical training sites, with a special focus on nursing homes involved in resident-directed care and culture change. to foster discussion on when and how to use nursing homes as clinical placements and to review the six modules, a three-part series of free webinars will be offered on october 18th, november 10th, and december 6th.

as reflected in the 2008 essentials of baccalaureate education for professional nursing practice and the 2010 recommended baccalaureate competencies and curricular guidelines for the nursing care of older adults, the rising population of older adults calls for a strengthening of geriatric nursing content in baccalaureate programs. clinical rotations in nursing homes are unique in allowing students to care for older adults with complex and overlapping illnesses over a sufficient period of time, be exposed to healthcare teams, have faculty supervision that fosters the student’s appreciation of both the complexity of the care, and have the opportunities to achieve improvements that promote quality of life.

featured speakers for this series include mathy mezey, edd, rn, faan, sarah greene burger, rn-c, mph, faan, and ethel l. mitty, edd, rn, hartford institute, nyu college of nursing; and christine mueller, phd, rn, faan, university of minnesota school of nursing.

faculty are encouraged to register now for one or all of the following sessions:

part 2: resident-directed care and culture change in nursing homes

introducing resident-directed care and nursing home culture change: a case study

wednesday, november 10 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm (est)

part 3: structuring student placements in nursing homes

nursing home (nh) preparation/readiness as a clinical site

monday, december 6 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm (est)

contact laurie wilson, aacn's gerontology program director, at 202-463-6930 x259 or lwilson@aacn.nche.edu with questions. for more details, see http://www.aacn.nche.edu/faculty/facultylink/webinars.htm.

http://www.aacn.nche.edu/faculty/facultylink/2010/oct/clinicalresources.html

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JenMSN11

Specializes in ortho/neuro/LTC. Has 9 years experience.

I am having problems trying to register. All the links take me to a sign in page and I am not registered. Any help would be appreciated.

VickyRN, MSN, DNP, RN

Specializes in Gerontological, cardiac, med-surg, peds. Has 16 years experience.