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    Nursing as Ministry Fulfills a Gap in Nursing Education

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on Feb 28, 2020 4:12:24 PM

    We asked Shirlene Newbanks, DNP, RN of Indiana Wesleyan University why she chose to adopt Nursing as Ministry for her course. Read on as she shares her thoughtful response and cites specifically why this text was a great fit for her curriculum and her students.

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    Topics: Kristen Mauk, nursing as ministry, mary hobus

    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

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