Gerontological Nursing Competencies

Evidence based Gerontological Nursing Competencies framework for registered nurses and managers working with older people and their family carers in the community and residential accommodation.

  • Living well for older people across communities and groups
  • Maximising health outcomes
  • Communication effectively
  • Facilitating transitions in care
  • Facilitating choices within legal and ethical frameworks
  • Partnering with family carers
  • Promoting mental health and psychological wellbeing
  • Providing evidence-based dementia care
  • Providing optimal pain management
  • Providing palliative care
  • Enabling access to technology

Research Summary of Developing GNCs [PDF, 258KB]

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