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Gerontological Nursing References

A number of authoritative texts, such as those listed, are used to develop the Gerontological Nurse (09) certification examination. The list is provided as a guide to help you prepare for the examination. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.
  1. Alligood MR, Marriner Tomey A. Nursing Theorists and Their Work. 7th ed.St Louis,Mo: Mosby Inc; 2010.  
  2. American Nurses Association. Gerontological Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice. Silver Spring,Md: Nursesbooks.org; 2010.  
  3. Bickley LS, Szilagyi PG. Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking. 10th ed.Philadelphia,Pa: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2009.  
  4. Blazer DG, Steffens DG, Busse EW. The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry.4th ed.Washington,DC: American Psychiatric Association; 2009.  
  5. Capezuti, E., Zwicker, E., Mezey, M., and Fulmer, T.  Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice. 3rd ed. New York,NY: Springer Publishing Company: 2008.  
  6. Edelman CL, Mandle CL. Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span. 7th ed.St Louis,Mo: Mosby Inc; 2010.  
  7. Eliopoulos C. Gerontological Nursing. 7th ed.Philadelphia,Pa: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2010.  
  8. Ferrell BR, Coyle N, eds. Textbook of Palliative Nursing. 3rd ed.New York,NY:OxfordUniversity Press; 2010.  
  9. Haber D. Health Promotion and Aging: Practical Applications for Health Professionals. 5th ed.New York,NY: Springer Publishing Co; 2010.  
  10. Ham RJ, Sloane PD, Warshaw GA, Bernard MA, Flaherty E. Primary Care Geriatrics: A Case-Based Approach.5th ed.St Louis,Mo: Mosby; 2007.  
  11. Huber DL. Leadership and Nursing Care Management. 4th ed.Philadelphia,Pa: Saunders; 2010.  
  12. Ignatavicius DD, Workman ML. Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care.6th ed.Philadelphia,Pa: Elsevier-Health Sciences Division;2010.  
  13. Lange, JW, ed.  The Nurse’s Role in Promoting Optimal Health of Older Adults:  Thriving in the Wisdom Years. Philadelphia,PA; 2012.  
  14. Mauk, KR.  Gerontological Nursing:  Competencies for Care.  2nd ed. Boston,MA:  Jones and Bartlett Publishers; 2010.  
  15. Meiner SE. Gerontologic Nursing. 4th ed.St Louis,Mo: Mosby Inc; 2011  
  16. Pasero C., McCaffery M. Pain Assessment and Pharmacologic Management. St Louis, Mo: Mosby Inc; 2011.  
  17. Polit DF, Beck CT. Essentials of Nursing Research: Appraising Evidence for Nursing Practice.7th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2009.  
  18. Seidel HM, Ball JW, Dains JE, Flynn JA, Solomon BS, Stewart RW. Mosby’s Guide to Physical Examination.7th ed. St Louis, Mo: Mosby Inc; 2011.  
  19. Semla TP, Beizer JL, Higbee MD. Geriatric Dosage Handbook: Including Clinical Recommendations and Monitoring Guidelines. 16th ed. Hudson, Ohio: Lexi-Comp Inc; 2011.  
  20. Snyder M, Lindquist R, eds. Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Nursing. 6th ed. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Co; 2010.  
  21. Tabloski PA. Gerontological Nursing: The Essential Guide to Clinical Practice. 2nd ed. East Rutherford, NJ: Pearson Education Inc; 2010.  
  22. Tideiksaar R. Falls in Older People: Prevention and Management. 4th ed. Towson, Md: Health Professions Press; 2010.  
  23. Touhy T, Jett K. Ebersole and Hess’ Toward Healthy Aging: Human Needs and Nursing Response.8th ed. St Louis, Mo: Mosby Inc; 2012.  
  24. US Department of Health & Human Services. Substance Abuse Relapse Prevention for Older Adults. Rockville, Md: DHHS; reprinted 2010.  
  25. US Preventive Services Task Force. The Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2010-2011: Recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.Rockville, Md: Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality; 2010.