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Table of Contents Foreword by Terry Fulmer Preface Introduction 1. History and Development of Geriatric Nursing Background and Significance The Beginning Specialty of Geriatric Nursing Origins of Geriatrics and Gerontology 2. Geriatric Nurse Pioneers and Their Contributions Nurses at War: Mary Opal Wolanin * Doris Schwartz * Irene Burnside * Bernita Steffl * Laurie Martin Gunter * Barbara Helen Allen Davis * Mary Starke Harper * Virginia Stone * Dorothy Virginia Moses The Nursing Home Pioneers: Ileta Blanche McFadden Shields * Eldonna Shields Kyle * Ella Kick * Sister Marilyn Schwab 3. Nurses in Action: The Second Generation Priscilla Ebersole * Faye Glenn Abdellah * Dolores Marsh Alford * Sister Rose Theres Bahr * Beverly Baldwin * H. Terry Brower * Rita Chow * Lois Evans * Terry Fulmer * May Futrell * Jeanie Kayser Jones * Mary Lund * Mathy Mezey * Neville Strumpf * Ann Whall * Thelma Wells * May Wykle 4. Geriatric Nurse Leaders Today Cornelia Beck * Kathleen (Kitty) Buckwalter * Virginia Burggraf * Elizabeth Capezuti * Kathleen Fletcher * Mark Foreman * Susan Crocker Houde * Ann Luggen * Diane Feeney Mahoney * Marianne Matzo * Graham McDougall * Karen Devereaux Melillo * Robin Remsburg * Barbara Resnick 5. Recognition of Geriatric Care as a Specialty Practice Area Standards of Practice in Geriatric Nursing * Certification * Licensure * Fellowships * The Florence Cellar Gerontological Nursing Chair 6. Geriatric Organizations and Affiliates National Gerontological Nursing Association * National Conference of Gerontological Nurse Practitioners * National Association of Directors of Nursing in Long Term Care * Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association * Gerontological Society of America * American Society on Aging * American Geriatrics Society * American Nurses Association * American Association of Colleges of Nursing 7. Educational Programs and Publications for Geriatric and Gerontological Nurses Education * Publications 8. Nursing Research and Geriatric Care Overview of Nursing Research * National Institute of Nursing Research * Contributions of National Significance by Geriatric Nurse Researchers * National Institute on Aging * Veterans Association Medical Centers * Private Nonprofit Foundations * Current Researchers * Research Needed 9. Elements of Attracting Nurses to the Field Mentorship * The Importance of Faculty * A Field of Dreams 10. Future Possibilities and Opportunities The Well Being of Older Americans * Health and Wellness * Online Education * Emerging Geriatric Nursing Roles * Celebrating Progress * Futuristic Thoughts * Advancing the Profession through Expanding Awareness Appendix: Websites of Interest to Geriatric Nurses
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Geriatric nursing -- United States -- History.
Nurses -- United States -- Biography.