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In Support of a Gerontological Nursing Program: A Resource Exchange Model

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Laurie M. Kennedy-Malone (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Master's programs in gerontological nursing have not proven to be popular over the years, and that is still true today despite the increasing numbers of older adults with multiple health care needs. In an effort to market a new gerontological nursing masters' project successfully, a resource exchange network was developed to build a support system rather than a traditional advisory group. This article describes the Gerontological Nursing Network (GNN), provides examples of how resource exchange between GNN members and the project have been beneficial to each, and discusses pluses and problems in using such a model.

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Publication
Journal of Professional Nursing, 10, (3), pp. 186-190.
Language: English
Date: 1994
Keywords
Advocacy, Interdisciplinary, Marketing, Resource network, Gerontology, Nursing education