Title

GN management. Nurse to nurse: consultation in geriatric nursing practice

Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

1-1-1998

NLM Title Abbreviation

Geriatr Nurs

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Geriatric nursing

Abstract

The complexity of clients in today's health care environment requires a close, collaborative working relationship among disciplines. However, nurses, who are often key decision-makers in the planning, management, and movement of clients throughout the health care system, may not use the expertise of their best allies: nurses in other settings, institutions, and specialty areas. Many care problems-at home or in the hospital, nursing home, or rehabilitation center-can be effectively resolved by nurse-to-nurse consultation. The importance and benefit of nurses relying on their own profession to answer nursing care questions are illustrated with vignettes that apply a model of consultation to the practice of geriatric nursing.

Keywords

Gerontologic Nursing, Nursing Practice, Theory-Based, Referral and Consultation, Nurse Practitioners, Models, Theoretical, Aged

Published Article/Book Citation

Geriatric nursing, 19:1 (1998) pp.38-43.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/nursing_pubs/1216