Geriatric Nursing

Geriatric Nursing, also known as gerontological nursing that provides complete source of clinical information and management advice for the care of older adults. Geriatric nurses are some of the most important professionals in this field, as they often provide daily care to patients with unique needs. Geriatric nurses work in hospitals, doctors’ offices, ambulatory care centers and aging communities (retirement and nursing homes). Geriatric nurses may visit patients' homes to provide care or work in centers that help the elderly to combat memory loss and dementia.

Roles & Duties

  • Education for the patient
  • Management of medication
  • Liaison between patients , family and healthcare providers
  • Maintain functional mobility
  • Maintenance of psychosocial health
  • Bedside nursing for geriatric patients