Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Adult-Gero NPs in the acute care setting treat acute, critical and complex health issues of patients from late adolescence on. The AG-ACNP program is designed to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to provide advanced nursing care in complex patient situations. B - Adult day care provides social, recreational, and health-related services in a safe, community-based environment that would keep this patient safe and decrease the stress on the husband. Long-term care is used when the patient has rapid deterioration, the caregiver is unable to continue to provide care, and there is an alteration in or loss.
curricular gap between the traditional clinical experience of BSN students related to care of individuals with chronic illness and the predominant environment in which chronic illness care occurs. A non-acute care clinical experience was integrated into the junior year adult and chronicity clinical course of the Bethel University nursing program.Author: Kathleen J. Tilton. 1 Guarantees safe nursing care for all patients 4 Moving from a chronic care to an illness prevention model. 1 Moving from an acute illness to a health promotion, illness prevention model 12 A nurse is caring for an older-adult couple in a community-based assisted living facility. During the family assessment he notes that the couple.
The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) program prepares students to manage adults, including the frail elderly, who have acute, critical and complex chronic conditions. The skills gained from the program will allow graduates to provide a spectrum of care ranging from disease prevention to acute and critical care management. Adult/gerontological acute care nurse practitioners work in emergency departments, tertiary care settings, intensive care units, trauma centers and specialty medicine areas treating patients with acute, critical and chronic illness, as well as those with disabilities or injuries.
The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner specialty prepares nurses to provide care for adult and older adult patients with acute, critical and complex chronic illnesses. The need for appropriately educated and certified adult-gerontology acute care NPs has increased over the past 10 years.