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Geropsychiatric nursing consultation: a valuable resource in rural long-term care
Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
  • Marianne Smith, University of Iowa
  • S. Mitchell
  • Kathleen C. Buckwalter, University of Iowa
  • L. Garand
Document Type
Article
Peer Reviewed
1
Publication Date
8-1-1994
NLM Title Abbreviation
Arch Psychiatr Nurs
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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Citation Information
Marianne Smith, S. Mitchell, Kathleen C. Buckwalter and L. Garand. "Geropsychiatric nursing consultation: a valuable resource in rural long-term care" Archives of Psychiatric Nursing Vol. 8 Iss. 4 (1994) p. 272 - 279 ISSN: 0883-9417
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/marianne_smith/19/