Donations in B's honor may be made to the B Steffl Professorship in Geriatric Nursing
at Arizona State University.
In January 2009, the RCGNE initiated the Oklahoma Geriatric Nursing
Education Workgroup (OGNEW).
Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing
. This updated third edition has 28 chapters and eight additional eChapters.
So, along with ACES, we planned a special issue of Nursing Education Perspectives, our highly respected research journal, on research and innovation in geriatric nursing
Hartford Foundation as the 2011 Nurse Leader in Aging at the 2012 Building Academic Geriatric Nursing
Capacity (BAGNC) Leadership Conference in Boston.
(2009), in considering remedies, stated that "to allow nurses to provide care that produces the best possible outcomes, the latest evidence about best geriatric nursing
practices needs to be disseminated to nurses who are practicing at the point of care" (p.
Three new teaching strategies, "Student-Led Geriatric Nursing
Conference-Evidence in Practice," "Assessment of the Older Adult in the Long-term-Care Setting," and "End-of-Life Decision Making for Older Adults" have been added to the initial teaching strategies: "Geriatric Syndromes and Examining Risks" and "Benefits to Enhance Quality of Life." New teaching strategies will continue to be released, so nurse educators are urged to check the website on a regular basis.
OHSU is ranked first in nursing midwifery; second in family medicine; third in primary care; fourth in geriatric nursing
; fifth in rural medicine; sixth in master's physician assistant; sixth in family nursing; and seventh in master's in nursing.
* The Arkansas Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing
Excellence, part of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Nursing, has received a $370,000 grant to raise the number of geriatric nursing
faculty in Arkansas.
Hartford Foundation (JAHF) Institute of Geriatric Nursing
and New York University College of Nursing developed "Geriatric Competencies for RNs Working in Hospitals" (Mezey et al., 2006).
The Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust, which runs services for half a million people in Dewsbury, Pontefract, and Wakefield, wants to cut 66 out of 139 full time geriatric nursing
* The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing
(www.hartfordign.org) disseminates best practices to nursing students, faculty, practicing nurses, and policy makers.
An initial action was a WNA convention resolution urging the inclusion of education and practice in geriatric nursing
in curricula of schools of professional nursing in Wisconsin.
It contains content consistent with the AACN Older Adults: Recommended Competencies for Geriatric Nursing
Care developed by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, and the goals set forth by Healthy People 2010.
"With this tsunami of baby boomers, we don't have a matching tsunami of geriatrically trained people to meet their needs," Sarah Burger, MPH, RN, coordinator of the Coalition of Geriatric Nursing
Organizations at New York University's Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing
, told The Nation's Health.