Terry Fulmer

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Findings from an exploratory factor analysis on the 21 item `attitudes towards health care teams’ (Heinemann et al., 1999) are reported. Using data collected as part of an innovative educational program on geriatric team training program in the United States we report an exploratory factor analyses for 913 student trainees. The geriatric interdisciplinary(More)
In 2003, the John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing (Hartford Institute), in collaboration with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, conducted a survey of baccalaureate schools of nursing in the United States to compare gerontological content to baseline data collected by the Hartford Institute in 1997. Since last surveyed(More)
This article reports on a new instrument, the Geriatric Institutional Assessment Profile (GIAP), developed to assess (1) hospital workers' knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions regarding care of geriatric patients, and (2) the perceived adequacy of an institutional environment to serve geriatric patients' needs. Findings are reported from 303 questionnaires(More)
The responsibility of identifying elder mistreatment (EM) often falls on the healthcare professional. Many different screening and assessment instruments have been developed to aid healthcare professionals in making determinations about EM. The purpose of this article is to review existing EM screening and assessment instruments to examine progress in this(More)
This article presents recommendations from expert practitioners and researchers regarding future directions for research on elder abuse prevention. Using the Research-to-Practice Consensus Workshop model, participants critiqued academic research on the prevention of elder mistreatment and identified practice-based suggestions for a research agenda on this(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to examine the prevalence and correlates of elder mistreatment among U.S. Chinese older adults. METHOD Data were drawn from the Population-Based Study of ChINese Elderly (PINE) study, a population-based epidemiological survey of 3,159 U.S. Chinese older adults in the Greater Chicago area. The study design was guided by a(More)
This article provides a brief overview of elder mistreatment, and then focuses on the major problem of elder neglect. Neglect is the most prevalent and least well understood component of elder mistreatment, and it is crucial that nurses who work with older people gain a better understanding of this problem. The article also presents models for understanding(More)
PURPOSE Neglect of older adults accounts for 60% to 70% of all elder-mistreatment reports made to adult protective services. The purpose of this article is to report data from research, using a risk-and-vulnerability model, that captures the independent contributions of both the elder and the caregiver as they relate to the outcome of neglect. METHODS(More)