Home visits after hospitalization: Enhancing baccalaureate nursing student's Gerontologic clinical experience

B. Latimer, M. Mezey

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Abstract

This article describes posthospitalization visits by 83 nursing students to 57 older patients and their caregivers discharged from two large academic medical centers and one community hospital. Patient and caregiver interviews in the home focused on the areas of geriatric assessments of cognitive and functional status, patient and caregiver satisfaction with recent hospitalization, ongoing health management, patient teaching, and discharge planning.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)248-252
Number of pages5
JournalGeriatric Nursing
Volume22
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gerontology

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