Title

Geropsychiatric nursing consultation: a valuable resource in rural long-term care

Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

8-1-1994

NLM Title Abbreviation

Arch Psychiatr Nurs

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Archives of Psychiatric Nursing

PubMed ID

7979560

Abstract

Psychiatric and geropsychiatric nurse specialists have the potential to positively influence the day-to-day care provided in rural nursing homes by acting as teachers, resource persons, facilitators, and role models to long-term care (LTC) personnel. The combined approach of training LTC nurses to train their own staff while supporting the application of learning with consultee-focused nursing consultation proved to be an effective and time-efficient method of improving the geropsychiatric nursing care provided in rural nursing homes.

Keywords

Aged, Consultants, Female, Geriatric Nursing, Geriatric Psychiatry, Homes for the Aged, Humans, Long-Term Care, Male, Nurse Clinicians, Nursing Evaluation Research, Nursing Homes, Psychiatric Nursing, Rural Population, Time Factors

Published Article/Book Citation

Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 8:4 (1994) pp.272-279.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/nursing_pubs/416