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Peer-Reviewed Web-Based Gerontological Resources for Nursing Faculty

Allen, Tiffany L. BS; Garrigues, Layla BSN, BS, RN; Hall, Michelle A. MS, RN-BC; Cartwright, Juliana C. PhD, RN

Nurse Educator:
doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000019
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Abstract

Faculty members are expected to integrate content about older adults into undergraduate curricula. Although numerous gerontological education resources exist on the Internet, educators often lack awareness of these resources or the time to explore them. We describe a project that used a peer-review process to organize resources into a searchable, online catalog that includes suggestions for using the content in different courses (http://www.ohsu.edu/son/ecleps). Implications are discussed for developing and maintaining the interactive catalog of Web-based instructional resources.

Author Information

Author Affiliations: Senior Research Assistant (Ms Allen), Graduate Student (Ms Garrigues), Instructor (Ms Hall), Associate Professor (Dr Cartwright), School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland.

This project was supported by a Comprehensive Geriatric Education Program Training Grant (D62HP06855) from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration and the Northwest Health Foundation.

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence: Ms Allen, School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, OR 97520 (allentif@ohsu.edu).

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