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Wednesday, February 01, 2017

New Gerontology Resources for APRN Preceptors and Students

The Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) has launched a new toolkit that is designed to make geriatric and gerontological content accessible to those working with and caring for older adults, including advanced practice registered nurses, students, preceptors, and educators.
The toolkit has two sections:
1) Gerontological Resources for Healthcare Management
·        Gerontological and Geriatric Assessment
·        Specialty Assessments
·        Mental Health
·        Cognitive Assessment
·        Dementia Assessment and Management
·        Gerontological Pharmacology
·        End-of-Life Issues
·        Nursing Home Issues
·        Role Issues
·        Legal Issues
2) Preceptor Resources
·        Preceptor Preparation for Role
·        Suggested Readings for Clinical Preceptors
·        National Standards for Nurse Practitioner Competencies
·        Student Geriatric Clinical Site Examples
For more information, or to register and download a copy of the new 2017 toolkit, visit their website here:

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