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27 terms
gerontological nursing
ageism
gerontology
geriatrics
biological theories of aging
prejudice in american society against older adults
study of all aspects of aging (holistic) and its consequences
a branch of medicine concerned with the physiological aspects…
-biological clock... -free radical... -wear and tear... -immune... -apopt…
ageism
prejudice in american society against older adults
gerontology
study of all aspects of aging (holistic) and its consequences
143 terms
Gerontological Nursing
The nurse is performing an assessment…
The nurse who volunteers at a senior c…
The home health nurse is visiting a cl…
The nurse is working with older client…
Crusting- indicates a potential complication
Walking 3-5 times per week for 30 minutes. Exercise and activ…
Determine whether there are medication duplications. Polyphar…
Having storytelling hours- clients who like to retell stories…
The nurse is performing an assessment…
Crusting- indicates a potential complication
The nurse who volunteers at a senior c…
Walking 3-5 times per week for 30 minutes. Exercise and activ…
12 terms
Gerontological nursing
Chronological age
Biological age
Functional age
ADLS vs IADLS
Age as a number. Does not determine health
Determined by physiological function
Determined by amount of function
Basic needs such as bathing, toileting vs more complex action…
Chronological age
Age as a number. Does not determine health
Biological age
Determined by physiological function
17 terms
Gerontological Nursing
Ageism
Gerontology
Geriatrics
Integumentary changes of aging
prejudice in American society against older adults
study of all aspects of aging and its consequences- including…
concerned with physiological aspects of aging and the diagnos…
dry, fragile, wrinkle, sag, age spots, decrease sweat, thin,…
Ageism
prejudice in American society against older adults
Gerontology
study of all aspects of aging and its consequences- including…
143 terms
Gerontological Nursing
The nurse is performing an assessment…
The nurse who volunteers at a senior c…
The home health nurse is visiting a cl…
The nurse is working with older client…
Crusting- indicates a potential complication
Walking 3-5 times per week for 30 minutes. Exercise and activ…
Determine whether there are medication duplications. Polyphar…
Having storytelling hours- clients who like to retell stories…
The nurse is performing an assessment…
Crusting- indicates a potential complication
The nurse who volunteers at a senior c…
Walking 3-5 times per week for 30 minutes. Exercise and activ…
143 terms
Gerontological Nursing
The nurse is performing an assessment…
The nurse who volunteers at a senior c…
The home health nurse is visiting a cl…
The nurse is working with older client…
Crusting- indicates a potential complication
Walking 3-5 times per week for 30 minutes. Exercise and activ…
Determine whether there are medication duplications. Polyphar…
Having storytelling hours- clients who like to retell stories…
The nurse is performing an assessment…
Crusting- indicates a potential complication
The nurse who volunteers at a senior c…
Walking 3-5 times per week for 30 minutes. Exercise and activ…
41 terms
Gerontological nursing
chronologica age
biological age
functional age
Basic ADLs
exact age from birth
age determined by physiology rather than chronology
age in terms of functional performance
bathing, dressing, eating, toileting, transferring, etc
chronologica age
exact age from birth
biological age
age determined by physiology rather than chronology
76 terms
Gerontological Nursing
Aging is A Natural Process and not a w…
What is Chronological age?
What is Biological age?
What is Functional age?
Disease
Exact age from birth
Age determined by physiology rather than chronology
Age in terms of functional performance
Aging is A Natural Process and not a w…
Disease
What is Chronological age?
Exact age from birth
27 terms
Gerontological Nursing
Chronological age
Biological age
Functional age
Example of Functional age
Exact age from birth. does not determine health
Age determined by physiology rather than chronology
Age in terms of functional performance.
wasting of muscle mass is normal with age
Chronological age
Exact age from birth. does not determine health
Biological age
Age determined by physiology rather than chronology
22 terms
Gerontological Nursing
gerontology
geriatrics
the young-old
the middle-old
the holistic study of the aging processes and individuals as…
the field more closely aligned with medicine and involves the…
65-74
75-84
gerontology
the holistic study of the aging processes and individuals as…
geriatrics
the field more closely aligned with medicine and involves the…
10 terms
Gerontological Nursing
1.1 Identify factors that influence th…
1.2 discuss the demographics of the ag…
1.3 ... discuss Primary Prevention- healt…
1.3 ... discuss Secondary prevention- ear…
...
...
-education about a healthy lifestyle... -injury prevention... -nutr…
-screening questions and health assessment... -referrals for exa…
1.1 Identify factors that influence th…
...
1.2 discuss the demographics of the ag…
...
11 terms
Gerontological Nursing
Start of Old Age
Senescence
Young Old
Middle Old
65
Process of aging withing cells and organs accompanies by loss…
65-74
75-84
Start of Old Age
65
Senescence
Process of aging withing cells and organs accompanies by loss…
10 terms
Gerontological Nursing
gerontological nursing focus
gerontological nursing encompasses
assessing function
involves
comprehensive care of older adults
-health promotion... -health maintenance... -disease prevention... -im…
-physical; independence... -psychological... -social; socialization…
family and caregivers
gerontological nursing focus
comprehensive care of older adults
gerontological nursing encompasses
-health promotion... -health maintenance... -disease prevention... -im…
12 terms
Gerontological Nursing
Gerontology
Geriatrics
What are some problems associated with…
Which type of care setting offers olde…
study of the effects of normal aging and age related diseases
branch of medicine concerned with the problems and illnesses…
Decreased organ function, reaction time, tactile sensations,…
Retirement Complexes
Gerontology
study of the effects of normal aging and age related diseases
Geriatrics
branch of medicine concerned with the problems and illnesses…
39 terms
Gerontological Nursing test 1
Comorbidity
Compression of morbidity
Life expectancy
Life span
the simultaneous presence of multiple chronic conditions.
delaying or compressing the years in which serious illness an…
the length of time that a person can be predicted to live
the maximum years that a person has the potential to live
Comorbidity
the simultaneous presence of multiple chronic conditions.
Compression of morbidity
delaying or compressing the years in which serious illness an…
13 terms
Gerontology Nursing
What is Amitriptyline HCl (Elavil)?
Is it common for older adults to have…
Older adults have a _________ base whe…
Older adults have rigid/flaccid heart…
Tricyclic Antidepressant
Yes/No (Short Term)/Yes/No (Fine Motor)
Wider/Shorter/Kyphosis
Rigid. Because of thickening.
What is Amitriptyline HCl (Elavil)?
Tricyclic Antidepressant
Is it common for older adults to have…
Yes/No (Short Term)/Yes/No (Fine Motor)
42 terms
Gerontological Nursing Exam 1
The hierarchy of human needs that prov…
Those individuals who are 100 to 109 y…
When established in 1935, what effect…
What types of effects does gender have…
Abraham Maslow
Centenarians
It set a timeframe to describe someone as being old.
Women usually live alone after widowhood.
The hierarchy of human needs that prov…
Abraham Maslow
Those individuals who are 100 to 109 y…
Centenarians
38 terms
Gerontology in Nursing
Ageism
Common Myths of Older Adults
Changes of the Older Adult
Assessment Tips for Gerontology
form of prejudice in which older adults are stereotyped by ch…
-Old age begins at 65 years.... -Most older adults are in nursin…
-Physical strength and health... -Retirement and reduced income…
-Make sure their primary needs have been met:... - Pain control…
Ageism
form of prejudice in which older adults are stereotyped by ch…
Common Myths of Older Adults
-Old age begins at 65 years.... -Most older adults are in nursin…
34 terms
sensory gerontological nursing
presbyopia
cause of presbyopia
how can the nurse promote optimal visu…
cataracts
the inability to focus or accommodate properly due to aged-re…
a.reduced pupil size--visual acuity declines... b. opacification…
a.get regular vision checks, glasses.... b. review the diet to e…
a clouding of the lens or its capsule that causes the lens to…
presbyopia
the inability to focus or accommodate properly due to aged-re…
cause of presbyopia
a.reduced pupil size--visual acuity declines... b. opacification…
143 terms
Gerontological Nursing Summary Review
The nurse is performing an assessment…
The nurse who volunteers at a senior c…
The home health nurse is visiting a cl…
The nurse is working with older client…
Crusting- indicates a potential complication
Walking 3-5 times per week for 30 minutes. Exercise and activ…
Determine whether there are medication duplications. Polyphar…
Having storytelling hours- clients who like to retell stories…
The nurse is performing an assessment…
Crusting- indicates a potential complication
The nurse who volunteers at a senior c…
Walking 3-5 times per week for 30 minutes. Exercise and activ…
Gerontological Nursing Chapter Sixteen
normal aging changes in resp. system
asthma
the burden of asthma
asthma signs and symptoms
***stiffening of the elastin and collagen connective tissue s…
chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways which leads to i…
one of most common chronic diseases worldwide, health care ex…
wheezing, cough (could have sputum), SOB, intercostal retract…
normal aging changes in resp. system
***stiffening of the elastin and collagen connective tissue s…
asthma
chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways which leads to i…
37 terms
Gerontological Nursing, 28
Epidermis
Keratosis.
Mongolian Spots
Photoaging (solar elastosis)
Outer layer of skin.
Small, light-colored benign lesions on epidermis. Precancerous.
Irregular, dark areas (resembling bruises) that may be found…
skin changes resulting from exposure to ultraviolet rays.
Epidermis
Outer layer of skin.
Keratosis.
Small, light-colored benign lesions on epidermis. Precancerous.
33 terms
Legal Aspects of Gerontological Nursing
Why is advocacy an integral part of ge…
What unique laws should we, as nurses,…
What are the functions of these said-l…
What does public law govern?
Because it reinforces the need for nurses to be concerned abo…
-state specific laws... -labor regulations... -regulation of health…
to protect individuals and set standards of conduct
the relationship between private parties and the government a…
Why is advocacy an integral part of ge…
Because it reinforces the need for nurses to be concerned abo…
What unique laws should we, as nurses,…
-state specific laws... -labor regulations... -regulation of health…
70 terms
Gerontological Nursing Terms
Culture
Folk medicine
Stereotype
Translator
Beliefs, customs, and values that are shared by a group and p…
beliefs and practices relating to illness prevention and heal…
Belief applied to a group of persons based on assumed knowled…
A person who converts written materials from language to anot…
Culture
Beliefs, customs, and values that are shared by a group and p…
Folk medicine
beliefs and practices relating to illness prevention and heal…
20 terms
gerontological nursing: chapter 3
comprehensive geriatric evaluation
Key members of the interdisciplinary t…
Consultations
Comprehensive geriatric evaluation
an evaluation that is interdisciplinary and multidimensional,…
the gerontological nurse, the social worker, and the geriatri…
these are made with physical therapists, occupational therapi…
should be performed on a regular basis.
comprehensive geriatric evaluation
an evaluation that is interdisciplinary and multidimensional,…
Key members of the interdisciplinary t…
the gerontological nurse, the social worker, and the geriatri…
72 terms
gerontological nursing- Eliopoulos
older adults are generally defined as
categorization of older individuals
What is aging
what is ageism
individuals age 65 and older
young-old: 60-74... old-old: 75-100... centurians: over 100
it is a Natural process- no single known factor causes or pre…
- Prejudices and stereotypes applied to older people solely o…
older adults are generally defined as
individuals age 65 and older
categorization of older individuals
young-old: 60-74... old-old: 75-100... centurians: over 100
13 terms
Theories of Aging - Gerontological Nursing
Cellular functioning theory
Programmed aging theories
Neuroendocrine control or pacemaker th…
Immunity theory
Biological theory of aging. Survival of an organism depends o…
Neuroendocrine control/pacemaker theory, immunity theory
Programmed decline in the functioning of the nervous, endocri…
Programmed accumulation of damage and decline in the function…
Cellular functioning theory
Biological theory of aging. Survival of an organism depends o…
Programmed aging theories
Neuroendocrine control/pacemaker theory, immunity theory
36 terms
Gerontological Nursing, ch. 6 The Specialty of Gerontological Nursing
Competency
Evidence-based practice
Geriatric nursing
Gerontological Nursing
Having skill, knowledge, and ability to do something accordin…
Using research and scientific information to guide actions. R…
Nursing care of sick older adults.
Nursing practice that promotes wellness and highest quality o…
Competency
Having skill, knowledge, and ability to do something accordin…
Evidence-based practice
Using research and scientific information to guide actions. R…
40 terms
Chapter 16: Gerontological Nursing
-stiffening of the elastin and collage…
a chronic inflammatory disorder of the…
constriction of the lungs
fluid in the lungs
what are the normal aging changes in the respiratory system?
what is asthma?
when high-pitched wheezing noises are heard when breathing, w…
when crackling noises are heard when breathing, what is it a…
-stiffening of the elastin and collage…
what are the normal aging changes in the respiratory system?
a chronic inflammatory disorder of the…
what is asthma?
42 terms
Gerontological Nursing Exam 1
The hierarchy of human needs that prov…
Those individuals who are 100 to 109 y…
When established in 1935, what effect…
What types of effects does gender have…
Abraham Maslow
Centenarians
It set a timeframe to describe someone as being old.
Women usually live alone after widowhood.
The hierarchy of human needs that prov…
Abraham Maslow
Those individuals who are 100 to 109 y…
Centenarians
53 terms
Chapter 15: Gerontological Nursing
it pumps blood to all parts of the bod…
cardio conditions
the myocardium hypertrophies, causing…
they become fibrous, stiff, and calcify
what is the purpose of the cardiovascular system?
what is the #1 cause of death in the US?
what happens to the heart muscle with aging?
what happens to the valves with aging?
it pumps blood to all parts of the bod…
what is the purpose of the cardiovascular system?
cardio conditions
what is the #1 cause of death in the US?
27 terms
Gerontological nursing: Chapter 10
Elder abuse
Elder abuse and neglect
Proven elder abuse and neglect since
Typical elder who is abused
the least addressed, most underreported, and underrecognized…
a 19.7 % increase in total reported, 89.3% occurred in the do…
a 15.6% increase
Caucasian woman over the age of 80
Elder abuse
the least addressed, most underreported, and underrecognized…
Elder abuse and neglect
a 19.7 % increase in total reported, 89.3% occurred in the do…
91 terms
Gerontological Nursing Exam 1
Core competencies
Gerocompetencies
Gerontological Rehabilitation Nursing
Aging in place
A type of credential earned through meeting specific requirem…
A set of standards or competenccies to meet in order to provi…
Gerontological nursing care of older persons in which rehab i…
The idea of providing stability for he older adult by working…
Core competencies
A type of credential earned through meeting specific requirem…
Gerocompetencies
A set of standards or competenccies to meet in order to provi…
29 terms
Gerontological nursing: chapter 2
Responsibilities of the gerontological…
Generalists
Advanced practice gerontological nurse
Advanced practice gerontological nurse
the responsibilities of the health care professional include…
function as direct care providers, case managers, nurse leade…
serve as primary care providers
focus on health promotion, disease prevention, and long-term…
Responsibilities of the gerontological…
the responsibilities of the health care professional include…
Generalists
function as direct care providers, case managers, nurse leade…
11 terms
Gerontological Nursing Chapter Three
comprehensive geriatric assessment
JCAHO
comprehensive geriatric assessment com…
social history
used to fully understand the health needs of an older person,…
joint commission on accreditation of healthcare organizations…
evaluation of environment (patient is comfortable), accuracy…
What did they do for a living? secretary...carpal tunnel. fam…
comprehensive geriatric assessment
used to fully understand the health needs of an older person,…
JCAHO
joint commission on accreditation of healthcare organizations…
72 terms
gerontological nursing- Eliopoulos
older adults are generally defined as
categorization of older individuals
What is aging
what is ageism
individuals age 65 and older
young-old: 60-74... old-old: 75-100... centurians: over 100
it is a Natural process- no single known factor causes or pre…
- Prejudices and stereotypes applied to older people solely o…
older adults are generally defined as
individuals age 65 and older
categorization of older individuals
young-old: 60-74... old-old: 75-100... centurians: over 100
39 terms
Gerontological Nursing Lecture 1
social security
percentage of older adults living belo…
most depend on social security for____…
women and minority groups have _______…
...
declined
more than half
less
social security
...
percentage of older adults living belo…
declined
30 terms
Gerontological Nursing, ch. 22
Established Incontinence
Functional Incontinence
Neurogenic (reflex) incontinence
Nocturia
Involuntary loss of urine that can have an abrupt or sudden o…
Loss of voluntary control of urine due to disabilities that p…
Loss of control of voiding due to inability to sense the urge…
Voiding at least once during the night.
Established Incontinence
Involuntary loss of urine that can have an abrupt or sudden o…
Functional Incontinence
Loss of voluntary control of urine due to disabilities that p…
19 terms
Gerontological nursing bates tech
Xerostomia
Xerosis
Visceral pain
Urge incontinence
Dryness in the mouth associated withdecreased saliva production
Abnormal dryness of skin
Pain related to the autonomic nervous system, distention of h…
Involuntary loss of urine due to forceful detrusor muscle con…
Xerostomia
Dryness in the mouth associated withdecreased saliva production
Xerosis
Abnormal dryness of skin
72 terms
gerontological nursing- Eliopoulos
older adults are generally defined as
categorization of older individuals
What is aging
what is ageism
individuals age 65 and older
young-old: 60-74... old-old: 75-100... centurians: over 100
it is a Natural process- no single known factor causes or pre…
- Prejudices and stereotypes applied to older people solely o…
older adults are generally defined as
individuals age 65 and older
categorization of older individuals
young-old: 60-74... old-old: 75-100... centurians: over 100
58 terms
gerontological nursing: week 7
beer's criteria
biological half life
pharmacokinetics
pharmacodynamics
originally developed by a group headed by Dr. Mark H Beers, l…
the time necessary for half of a drug to be excreted from the…
refers to the absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excre…
refers to the biologic and therapeutic effects of drugs at th…
beer's criteria
originally developed by a group headed by Dr. Mark H Beers, l…
biological half life
the time necessary for half of a drug to be excreted from the…
29 terms
Gerontological Nursing, ch. 22
Established Incontinence
Functional Incontinence
Neurogenic (reflex) incontinence
Nocturia
Involuntary loss of urine that can have an abrupt or sudden o…
Loss of voluntary control of urine due to disabilities that p…
Loss of control of voiding due to inability to sense the urge…
Voiding at least once during the night.
Established Incontinence
Involuntary loss of urine that can have an abrupt or sudden o…
Functional Incontinence
Loss of voluntary control of urine due to disabilities that p…
72 terms
gerontological nursing- Eliopoulos
older adults are generally defined as
categorization of older individuals
What is aging
what is ageism
individuals age 65 and older
young-old: 60-74... old-old: 75-100... centurians: over 100
it is a Natural process- no single known factor causes or pre…
- Prejudices and stereotypes applied to older people solely o…
older adults are generally defined as
individuals age 65 and older
categorization of older individuals
young-old: 60-74... old-old: 75-100... centurians: over 100
51 terms
Med Surg-Gerontological Nursing
Gerontology
Geriatrics
Health
Wellness
Study of aging and older adults
Study of diseases and disabilities of older adults
Ability of older adults to function at their highest capacity…
Outcome for older adult whose well-being and quality of life…
Gerontology
Study of aging and older adults
Geriatrics
Study of diseases and disabilities of older adults
72 terms
gerontological nursing- Eliopoulos
older adults are generally defined as
categorization of older individuals
What is aging
what is ageism
individuals age 65 and older
young-old: 60-74... old-old: 75-100... centurians: over 100
it is a Natural process- no single known factor causes or pre…
- Prejudices and stereotypes applied to older people solely o…
older adults are generally defined as
individuals age 65 and older
categorization of older individuals
young-old: 60-74... old-old: 75-100... centurians: over 100
24 terms
Gerontological Nursing, ch. 17
Injury
Macroenvironment
Microenvironment
Restraint
An act that results in harm.
Elements in the larger world that affect groups of people or…
The immediate surrounding with which a person closely interac…
Anything that restricts movement; can be physical or chemical.
Injury
An act that results in harm.
Macroenvironment
Elements in the larger world that affect groups of people or…
19 terms
Gerontological Nursing Aging Theories
Free Radicals
Lipfuscin
Cross Linked
Wear and tear
By products of oxygen metabolism damage protein and DNA and i…
"age pigments", associated with oxidation of unsaturated lipi…
Cellular Division is threatened as a result of a chemical rea…
Body as a machine with parts that wear out. Stochastic type t…
Free Radicals
By products of oxygen metabolism damage protein and DNA and i…
Lipfuscin
"age pigments", associated with oxidation of unsaturated lipi…
63 terms
Development of Gerontological Nursing Practice
1950
1961
1962
1969
Geriatric Nursing - 1st textbook by Newton and Anderson
Ana recommends for specialty practice
ANA conference for geriatric practice meets for the 1st time…
ANA completes the 1st standards of Gerontological Nursing
1950
Geriatric Nursing - 1st textbook by Newton and Anderson
1961
Ana recommends for specialty practice
47 terms
Gerontological Nursing & Healthy Aging
Culture
ethnicity
ethnocentrism
Folk medicine
Beliefs, customs, and values that are shared by a group and p…
identifying with or deriving from the cultural, racial, relig…
Belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group
beliefs and practices relating to illness prevention and heal…
Culture
Beliefs, customs, and values that are shared by a group and p…
ethnicity
identifying with or deriving from the cultural, racial, relig…
56 terms
Introduction to Gerontological Nursing
Gerontology
Geriatrics
Gerontological nursing
Older Adulthood
Scientific study of the process of aging (biological, physica…
Diagnosis and treatment of diseases common in aging; this def…
-A specialized area of nursing focusing on providing comprehe…
>Life Course Continuum... -Beginning of the END? WE LIVE LONG, s…
Gerontology
Scientific study of the process of aging (biological, physica…
Geriatrics
Diagnosis and treatment of diseases common in aging; this def…
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