While the symptoms of Alzheimer's dementia are prevalent in many practice arenas, the disease behind the symptoms and the many complications caregivers are faced with are often difficult and easily misunderstood. This series of unfolding cases and teaching strategies are designed to help the student become more proficient in understanding Alzheimer's dementia as a disease process and the care management implications.
Scholarship Opportunity for Nursing Students with Experience in Geriatrics
The NLN Foundation for Nursing Education and Home Instead Senior Care are joining forces to foster and promote geriatric education through a $10,000 scholarship fund for nursing students. Six scholarships, from two categories, will be awarded to prepare a competent nursing workforce to deliver the best care to older adults. The scholarship awards can be used for tuition, fees, and/or books. Review the scholarship criteria.