Essential clinical experience for subspecialty development in geropsychiatric nursing
NLM Title Abbreviation
J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv
Journal of psychosocial nursing and mental health services
1. Subspecialization in geropsychiatric nursing builds on the specialist preparation obtained in graduate level psychiatric/mental health or gerontologic nursing education. 2. Development of a subspecialty requires a base of substantive knowledge gained in the classroom, supplemented by a series of supervised clinical experiences. 3. Clinical practicum experiences with specific role options for the geropsychiatric clinical nurse specialist and experiences with special populations are essential to the further development of geropsychiatric nursing as a subspecialty.
Clinical Competence, Community Health Nursing, Curriculum, Education, Nursing, Graduate, Geriatric Nursing/education/methods, Humans, Long-Term Care, Nurse Clinicians/education, Program Development, Psychiatric Nursing/education/methods, Specialties, Nursing/education
Published Article/Book Citation
Journal of psychosocial nursing and mental health services, 32:4 (1994) pp.27-32.
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