2 edition of The science and practice of gerontology found in the catalog.
The science and practice of gerontology
|Statement||edited by Nancy J. Osgood and Ann H.L. Sontz ; foreword by T. Franklin Williams.|
|Contributions||Osgood, Nancy J., Sontz, Ann H. L.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||192|
Description and Outcomes. If you are a registered nurse interested in expanding your knowledge as it relates to the role of the adult-gerontology nurse practitioner, consider the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Postgraduate Certificate program. About this Title. Prepare your students for successful gerontological practice! Focusing on the content that students need to know for effective practice, this text offers engaging, evidence-based coverage of the aging process, factors contributing to healthy aging, and unique aspects of disease presentation and management in older adults. Gerontology & Geriatric Research is a scientific journal includes a wide range of fields in its discipline to create a platform for the authors to make their contribution towards the journal and the editorial office promises a peer review process for the submitted manuscripts for the quality of publishing. The Science Book encapsulates centuries of scientific thought in one volume. Natural phenomena, revolutionary inventions, scientific facts, and the most up-to-date questions are all explained in detailed text that is complemented by visually arresting graphics. Find Out More.
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(Small Poster/ Large Card) Jan Zupcsics M.A. out of 5 stars Wall s: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Science and practice of The science and practice of gerontology book. Kingsley, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. "Faculty and researchers in the field of aging provide an overview of the science (biology, psychology, sociology, anthropology) and the practice (medicine, social work, counseling) of gerontology.
The collection is designed as an introduction to students approaching the study of gerontology.'. The book focuses on the theory and practice of doing research, using a wide range of examples and case studies. The contributors, who are prominent researchers in the field, review the range of practices in the use of different methodologies and give in-depth examples, based on their own research by: Gerontological Practice for the Twenty-first Century meets the need for state-of-the-art information on practice approaches with older patients that are age-specific and empirically based, blend "micro" and "macro" views, and reflect current themes in the aging and social work fields.
The book is designed as a text for students and as a professional resource for practitioners. A multidisciplinary resource that combines the latest research with the best practices for working with older adults.
The Handbook of Gerontology: Evidence-Based Approaches to Theory, Practice, and Policy provides an essential source of important theoretical and applied information on gerontology for all mental health professionals interested in optimizing the health and well-being of 5/5(3).
The Journals of Gerontology were the first journals on The science and practice of gerontology book published in the U.S. The tradition of excellence in these peer-reviewed scientific journals, established incontinues today.
The Journals of Gerontology, Series B publishes within its covers The Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences and The Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences. Expert Consult functionality—new to this edition—further enhances your reference power with convenient online access to the complete text and illustrations from the book.
Show less Popular with generations of practitioners, Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology has been the definitive reference of choice in the field.
Gerontology and geriatrics, scientific and medical disciplines, respectively, that are concerned with all aspects of health and disease in the elderly, and with the normal aging process.
Gerontology is the scientific study of the phenomena of aging, by which is meant the progressive changes that take place in a cell, a tissue, an organ system, a total organism, or a group of organisms with the. She has authored or coauthored more than 45 research articles and book chapters and is the author of two books on aging―The Short Guide to Aging and Gerontology (Policy Press, ) and Narrative Gerontology: Theory, Research and Practice (Springer Publishing, )―and is the series editor for the Emerald Publishing series, The Humanities Reviews: 1.
J.E. Birren, in Encyclopedia of Gerontology (Second Edition), Introduction. Gerontology is an ancient subject but a recent science. In the earliest recorded histories there is evidence that humankind speculated about aging and the association of infirmities and death with advanced age.
This 2nd edition contains revised practice questions with rationale covering the different components of Gerontological Nursing. It is not intended to reflect the exact questions of the board examination. The author's intention is to provide effective review material for the reader. Various levels of difficulty are reflected in this book.
I summarize these findings in my new book, Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence. Studies conducted by a number of researchers over the last two decades have shown that there are three “pillars of mind training” to engage in mental exercises, sometimes called reflective practice, meditation, or mindful awareness practices (MAPs) that.
A gerontology nurse is a nursing specialist who works directly with older adults to provide them with specialized care and a high quality of life.
If you are interested in specializing your career within the field of nursing, it is important that you compare all of the options that are high in demand first. Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review: Fast Facts and Practice Questions (Book + Digital Access) Medical Imaging for the Health.
All nurses need gerontological nursing education to practice successfully with the older population, and competency in gerontological nursing is key to improving care to older adults and assuring the best practice. These books help maintain the visibility and importance of geriatric nursing and an appreciation for the importance of specialized.
Innovation in Aging is an Open Access journal of The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) that publishes conceptually sound, methodologically rigorous research studies that describe innovative theories, research methods, interventions, evaluations, and policies relevant to aging and the life course.
Journal content reflects the wide-ranging research interests of GSA members. The Journals of Gerontology, Series A (Web of Science, ) Society of America is the the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging.
Learn more about becoming a GSA member. Related Titles. 1. Introduction. Around the world, as a disproportionate number of older adults age in place and/or migrate to non-metropolitan (rural) environments (), rural older adult health, care and wellbeing have emerged as major foci of research, policy and practice in the 21st interest is the case especially in high income geographically expansive countries of the Global North that face.
Scholarly interest in the topic has accelerated in recent decades, due in part to rapid population aging in developed nations. Chan Hiu Ling Graduate of Bachelor of Science in Gerontology: Ms. Ngan Chi Yee and Ms. Wong Cheuk Sze Graduates of Bachelor of Science in Gerontology: Mr. Lo Chun Pong and Ms.
Li Hang Ping Graduates of Bachelor of Science in Gerontology: Sharing on her experience of participating in the TF LEaRN Programme and applying for. ABOUT THE SERIES.
Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration Series Books. Island Press publishes the book series “The Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration” in partnership with the Society for Ecological series has grown to include 28 titles that cover a wide range of topics, from the scientific principles underlying restoration and the philosophical.
This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports (Source Clarivate, ), published annually as part of the Science Citation Index by ISI. Disclaimer. Statements of fact and opinion in the articles in the Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological and Medical Sciences are those of the respective authors and contributors and not of the Gerontological Society of America or Oxford.
This is the most succinct one-volume guide to the essentials of gerontological nursing: its practice environments and settings, its science and other evidence- and research basis, its education and professional development, and its ethical, societal, and cultural context.
Influence: Science and Practice (ISBN ) is a psychology book examining the key ways people can be influenced by "Compliance Professionals". The book's author is Robert B. Cialdini, Professor of Psychology at Arizona State key premise of the book is that in a complex world where people are overloaded with more information than they can deal with, people fall back on.
COVID, Older adults, and Professional Practice JGSW call for Letters to the Editor: Corona Virus, COVID, and social work with older adults Developing a Social and Economic Justice Agenda for Gerontological Social Work.
The practice of ecological restoration, firmly grounded in the science of restoration ecology, provides governments, organizations, and landowners a means to halt degradation and restore function and resilience to ecosystems stressed by climate.
This book provides a taxonomy of personality traits that are dark, or have maladaptive characteristics, and are connected to destructive behaviors and interpersonal problems. The Dark Side of Personality: Science and Practice in Social, Personality, and Clinical Psychology.
A multidisciplinary resource that combines the latest research with the best practices for working with older adults The Handbook of Gerontology: Evidence-Based Approaches to Theory, Practice, and Policy provides an essential source of important theoretical and applied information on gerontology for all mental health professionals interested in optimizing the health and well-being of older adults.
In his recent book The Longevity Diet, he advocates following a diet supported by science and seen in most long-lived populations around the world that is mostly plant-based, low in protein and rich in unsaturated fats and complex carbohydrates.
“It just has to be the right foods in the right amounts,” Longo said. Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review, Third Edition. The third edition of this highly acclaimed review continues to promote efficient, time-saving study by synthesizing the complex knowledge needed to pass the AGNP exam into a concise, well-organized format.
"In addition to serving as a timely, comprehensive, state-of-the-art textbook of geriatric medicine anchored in science, evidence-based medicine, and patient-centered practice, the book also is intended to meet the learning needs of fellows in geriatric medicine.
J The University of Michigan’s National Poll on Healthy Aging has released a new report, “Everyday Ageism and Health,” and some of the results are startling: more than 80 percent of the older adults polled say they commonly experience at least one form of ageism in their day-to-day ’s more, the poll was conducted before the start of the COVID pandemic, where we.
Published on behalf of The Gerontological Society of America. The Gerontological Society of America is the the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging.
Learn more about becoming a GSA member. The science and benefits of biophilic design on human health, childhood development, healthcare, and more.
* The practice of biophilic design-how to implement biophilic design strategies to create buildings that connect people with nature and provide comfortable and productive places for people, in which they can live, work, and study.
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is the nation's oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging.
The content covering the practice of pharmacy leaves no stone unturned. Everything is explained in wide detail concerning drug studies, drug selection, clinical trials, practice parameters, and so on.
But it is the patient care section that is most valuable to the reader of this book. Each concept is explored in terms of its history, application, usefulness to theory and research, and significance in practice. They go beyond simple definitions of the concepts to look at how each issue has shaped the discipline of social gerontology today.
This book is authored by social gerontologists from the UK and the USA.This book brings together a collection of empirical case studies featuring a wide spectrum of medical innovation.
While there is no unique pathway to successful medical innovation, recurring and distinctive features can be observed across different areas of clinical practice.
This book examines why medical practice develops so unevenly across and within areas of disease, and how this relates.Science as Practice and Culture explores one of the newest and most controversial developments within the rapidly changing field of science studies: the move toward studying scientific practice—the work of doing science—and the associated move toward studying scientific culture, understood as the field of resources that practice operates in and on.
Andrew Pickering has invited leading.