Registered Nurses: A Case Study

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Registered nurses need evidence-based gerontological nursing knowledge and skills to practice successfully in today’s health care environment (NGNA, n.d.). Raising the standards of nursing care for older adults through pre-license education and continuing education for practicing nurses will prepare nurses to deliver appropriate care for older adults to age with optimal function, comfort, respectful care and dignity (NGNA, n.d.). Recommendations for Pre-license Registered Nurse programs: • Develop program outcomes and curricula that incorporate the Recommended Baccalaureate Competencies and Curricular Guidelines for the Nursing Care of Older Adults (2010) for teaching gerontological nursing evidence-based practice across didactic and clinical
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