Recommended Baccalaureate Competencies and Curricular Guidelines for the Nursing Care of Older Adults

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Jun 17, 2020 - 10:45am CDT

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The American Association of Colleges of Nursing and the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University College of Nursing worked collaboratively with an expert panel to develop these competencies and curricular guidelines to serve as a supplement to the 2008 AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice. The purpose of these competencies is to assist nurse educators in incorporating geriatric-focused nursing content and learning opportunities into the baccalaureate nursing curriculum, including both the didactic and clinical experiences to ensure that nursing students are able to provide necessary geriatric care.

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