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    Kristen Mauk's Gerontological Nursing, Fourth Edition Offers an Interdisciplinary Approach to a Growing Population

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 27, 2017 12:32:03 PM

    Over the next three decades, the U.S. population of people over 65 is expected to grow by more than half. By 2050, worldwide life expectancy is also projected to grow by nearly eight years. With more people living longer, health care has never been more important. That's why we recently published a new edition of Kristen Mauk's trusted Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care, a text that focuses on caring for older adults through a holistic and interdisciplinary approach.

    Based on the framework of the core competencies for baccalaureate nursing education published by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, it provides the structure necessary to ensure that nursing students attain the recommended knowledge necessary to provide excellent care to older adults.

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    Topics: New Edition, Gerontological Nursing, Navigate, nursing, Geriatric, gerontology, Kristen Mauk

    Navigate 2 Pilots Rate Favorably With Nursing Students

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 14, 2015 1:06:12 PM

    In winter 2015, we conducted two pilot studies with nursing students at two different universities. During the pilots, students used Navigate 2 Advantage Access, which included a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, and learning analytics reporting tools. The pilot studies featured:

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    Topics: evidence-based practice for nurses, evidence-based practice, Gerontological Nursing, Navigate, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, nursing, Geriatric

    New Review: Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care, Third Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 17, 2014 4:47:23 PM

    Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care, Third Edition by Kristen L. Mauk was recently reviewed by Doody's Review Service. According to reviewer Sudha C. Patel, BSN, MN, MA, DNS. RN, from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, "[it] is vital as it addresses the competencies needed for providing nursing care to the geriatric population."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Gerontological Nursing, Kristen L. Mauk, navigate, Navigate, Review, Geriatric

    Navigate eFolio: Gerontological Nursing Just Released

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 7, 2013 3:16:48 PM

    Are you looking to transform your gerontological nursing course with a more interactive learning experience than a print textbook provides? You need to check out Navigate eFolio: Gerontological Nursing!

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    Topics: Gerontological Nursing, Kristen L. Mauk, navigate, Geriatric

    New CourseSmart eBook Edition: Gerontological Nursing, Third Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 26, 2013 2:36:15 PM

    Our comprehensive and accessible Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care, Third Edition by Kristen L. Mauk is now available as a CourseSmart eBook.

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    Topics: Gerontological Nursing, Kristen L. Mauk, Geriatric

    New Edition: Gerontological Nursing by Kristen L. Mauk

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 15, 2013 3:34:05 PM

    Do you teach gerontological nursing courses? We have just the textbook for you! Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care, Third Edition by Kristen L. Mauk is a comprehensive and student-accessible text that offers a holistic and inter-disciplinary approach to caring for the elderly.

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    Topics: New Edition, Gerontological Nursing, Kristen L. Mauk, Geriatric

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