Strategies to implement geropsychiatric nursing curricula content.

  title={Strategies to implement geropsychiatric nursing curricula content.},
  author={Angela Barron McBride and Sandy C. Burgener},
  journal={Journal of psychosocial nursing and mental health services},
  volume={32 4},
1. Before a curriculum revolution can take place, the health care system must confront its orientation toward mortality; the inadequacies of our theoretical frameworks and research must be addressed; and gerontology and geropsychiatry/geropsychology must be recognized as a nontraditional specialty and subspecialty. 2. Geropsychiatric care will not come into its own if certain stereotypes and assumptions are not changed. One challenge is for health care providers to become involved in a… CONTINUE READING