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Overview of geronurse-online.org

As the official Website of the American Nurses Association’s Nurse Competence in Aging initiative, consider geronurse-online.org a go-to Website for authoritative links, materials, and information about nursing care for older adults. The evidence-based content found here has been developed by national experts in gerontological nursing, and is meant to help promote this rapidly growing field of nursing practice. On geronurse-online.org, nurses can investigate geriatric nursing as a career, stay informed of trends and developments in geriatric care, and enhance their practice through advocacy, involvement, education and certification.

What you will find on GeroNurseOnline:

(See links below for the following)
  • Links to 55 specialty nursing associations’ offerings in geriatric care and to national geriatric Websites;
  • Resource organizations and related resource materials;
  • Hospital competencies for older adults for use in nurse orientation and evaluation;
  • Online courses to prepare for ANCC gerontological certification and much more!