Hospital Competencies: Care of Adult 65+ years

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Jun 17, 2020 - 10:43am CDT

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The Hartford Institue for Geriatric Nursing developed a core set of hospital nursing competencies expected of nurses that care for older adults. The competencies cover areas including: communication, physiological and psychological age changes, pain, skin integrity, functional status, restraints, elder abuse, and discharge planning.

Source: Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, 2012.

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