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Baccalaureate Nursing Competencies

Older Adults: Recommended Baccalaureate Competencies and Curricular Guidelines for Geriatric Nursing

This document is published jointly by the Hartford Institute and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Copies can be obtained by contacting eschmid@aacn.nche.edu or see the AACN website at: http://www.aacn.nche.edu/Education/gercomp.htm.

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ADULTOS MAYORES: Competencias Recomendadas y Guia Curricular para EL CUIDADO DE ENFERMERIA GERIATRICO  en el Programa de Licenciatura (Baccalaureate)
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Curriculum Map with AACN Competencies

Curriculum Mapping Tool for Incorporating Recommended Competencies for Geriatric Nursing Care/ Clinical Experiences into Baccalaureate Nursing Programs

Curriculum Map with AACN Competencies

This document was tool developed by Dr. Kathleen Blais, Florida International University School of Nursing to map curriculum against the Hartford Institute and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing recommended baccalaureate competencies and curricular guidelines for geriatric nursing.

Hospital Competencies- Care of Adult 65 years +

The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing has developed a core set of hospital nursing competencies expected of nurses that care for older adults. Competencies cover the following areas:

  • Communication
  • Physiological and Psychological Age Changes
  • Pain
  • Skin Integrity
  • Functional Status
  • Restraints
  • Elder Abuse
  • Discharge Planning

The development and testing of the hospital competencies is reported in the following journal article: Mezey, M., Quinlan, E., Fairchild, S., Vezina, M. (2006). "Geriatric Competencies for RNs in Hospitals." Journal for Nurses in Staff Development 22(1): 2-10.

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