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In this year the ANA establishes a division of Geriatric Nursing Practice.
1966
In this year the ANA Publishes the Standards of Practice for Geriatric Nursing
1969
______________ is associated with the disease and disabilities of old people and geriatric medicine.
Geriatrics
In 1942 the __________ was established.
American Geriatrics Society
How does the Standards of Professional Gerontological Nursing Performance define quality of care?
The gerontological nurse systematically evaluates the quality of care and effectiveness of nursing practice.
How does the Standards of Professional Gerontological Nursing Performance define performance appraisal?
The gerontological nurse evaluates his or her own nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and relevant statues and regulations.
How does the Standards of Professional Gerontological Nursing Performance define education?
The gerontological nurse acquires and maintains current knowledge applicable to nursing practice.
How does the Standards of Professional Gerontological Nursing Performance define collegiality?
the gerontological nurse contributes to the professional development of peers colleagues, and others.
How does the Standards of Professional Gerontological Nursing Performance define ethics?
The gerontological nurses decisions and actions on behalf of older adults are determined in an ethical manner.
How does the Standards of Professional Gerontological Nursing Performance define collaboration?
The gerontological nurse collaborates with older adult, the older adults caregivers and all members of the multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care.
How does the Standards of Professional Gerontological Nursing Performance define research?
The gerontological nurse interprets, applies, and evaluates research findings to inform and improve gerontological nursing practice.
How does the Standards of Professional Gerontological Nursing Performance define resource utilization?
The gerontological nurse considers factors related to safety effectiveness and cost in planning and delivering patient care.
The Hartford Institute formed an alliance with the ANA, the American nurses Foundation, and the American nurses Credentialing Center to fund a 5 yr initiative called nurse Competence in Aging. What were their three goals?
1. Enhance geriatric activities of national specialty nursing organization

2. Promote gerontological nursing certification nationally.

3. Provide and internet resource center for specialty nurses.
This is the I goal of Standards of professional gerontological nursing performance
Quality of care
This is the II goal of Standards of professional gerontological nursing performance
Performance appraisal
This is the III goal of Standards of professional gerontological nursing performance
Education
This is the IV goal of Standards of professional gerontological nursing performance
Collegiality
This is the V goal of Standards of professional gerontological nursing performance
Ethics
This is the VI goal of Standards of professional gerontological nursing performance
Collaboration
This is the VII goal of Standards of professional gerontological nursing performance
Research
This is the VIII goal of Standards of professional gerontological nursing performance
Resource Utilization
_________ refers to programs or interventions that focus on behavior changes directed toward improved health and well being of individuals groups communities and nations in relation to their environments.
Health Promotion
Give examples of Health promotion activities.
1. Regularly physical exercise.

2. Optimal nutritional intake and avoiding foods associated with risk for disease.

3. Using stress reduction methods: yoga, meditation, relation and imagery

4. Fostering healthy relationships with others

5. Engaging in self wellness action

6. Attending to spiritual growth.
______________ was developed by Prochaska and Di Cleminte 1982. It is also known as the stages of change model and describes 5 stages of changes which a persona progresses in accomplishing behavior changes.
Trans theoretical Model (TTM)
1st Stage of TTM is _________________ and the person is unaware of the problem and is in denial of the need for change or resistant to change.
Precontemplation
2nd Stage of TTM is _____________. This stage is characterized by an intention to change in the foreseeable future based on some acknowledgment of the negative consequences of current behavior and positive consequences of different behaviors.
Contemplation
3rd Stage of TTM is ___________. This stage is characterized by a stronger inclination to change to healthier behaviors.
Preparation
4th Stage of TTM is ________. This stage occurs when the person has already make the behavior change but the changes have been in place for less than 6 months.
Action
5th Stage of TTM is __________. This stage occurs when the person has continued the healthy behaviors for 6 months or more.
Maintenance