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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/147576
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Northeast Hospital's Geriatric Initiative
Abstract:
Northeast Hospital's Geriatric Initiative
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2009
Author:Conway, Shirley A., RN, MSN, MBA, BC, LNHA
P.I. Institution Name:Addison Gilbert Hospital, Northeast Hospital Corporation
Title:Nurse Manager & NICHE Director
[Invited Poster or Paper Session] Northeast Hospitals' Geriatric Initiative: The NICHE Journey NICHE (Nurses Improving Care of Health System Elders) is a program funded by the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing and affiliated with NYU School of Nursing. NICHE is a national nursing program which provides essential tools and Evidence-Based resources to improve geriatric care. NICHE designation is awarded to hospitals which are able to demonstrate ongoing efforts being undertaken to improve care and outcomes of hospitalized elders and which are aligned with NICHE Evidenced-Based Practice principles. Currently, there are only ten sites in Massachusetts and approximately three hundred worldwide.Northeast Hospitals consist of three inpatient sites. The majority of all admissions are elderly.  Addison Gilbert Hospital achieved NICHE designation in 2007. The purpose of this project was to achieve system-wide NICHE designation in 2009 and to establish a program to ensure ongoing improvements in geriatric nursing care. Northeast's NICHE Journey has focused on geriatric education for healthcare providers and the professional development of its project director. This poster presentation will provide the details of achieving designation and the leadership activities undertaken to ensure successful project completion and future sustainability. The audience will gain insight into practical applications of integrating Geriatrics and the NICHE program into acute care settings and related leadership strategies.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleNortheast Hospital's Geriatric Initiativeen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/147576-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Northeast Hospital's Geriatric Initiative</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2009</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Conway, Shirley A., RN, MSN, MBA, BC, LNHA</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Addison Gilbert Hospital, Northeast Hospital Corporation</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Nurse Manager &amp; NICHE Director</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">sconway@nhs-healthlink.org</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">[Invited Poster or Paper Session] Northeast Hospitals' Geriatric Initiative: The NICHE Journey NICHE (Nurses Improving Care of Health System Elders) is a program funded by the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing and affiliated with NYU School of Nursing. NICHE is a national nursing program which provides essential tools and Evidence-Based resources to improve geriatric care. NICHE designation is awarded to hospitals which are able to demonstrate ongoing efforts being undertaken to improve care and outcomes of hospitalized elders and which are aligned with NICHE Evidenced-Based Practice principles. Currently, there are only ten sites in Massachusetts and approximately three hundred worldwide.Northeast Hospitals consist of three inpatient sites. The majority of all admissions are elderly.&nbsp; Addison Gilbert Hospital achieved NICHE designation in 2007. The purpose of this project was to achieve system-wide NICHE designation in 2009 and to establish a program to ensure ongoing improvements in geriatric nursing care. Northeast's NICHE Journey has focused on geriatric education for healthcare providers and the professional development of its project director. This poster presentation will provide the details of achieving designation and the leadership activities undertaken to ensure successful project completion and future sustainability. The audience will gain insight into practical applications of integrating Geriatrics and the NICHE program into acute care settings and related leadership strategies.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T09:33:52Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T09:33:52Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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