Oral Health Care for the Older Adult Living in the Community
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This teaching strategy will incorporate the ACE.S Essential Nursing Actions: Assess Function and Expectations, Coordinate and Manage Care and Make Situational Decisions. This teaching strategy enhances the students’ NLN Education Competencies of Nursing Judgment, Human Flourishing, Professional Identity, and Spirit of Inquiry.
Have students read the following prior to implementing this teaching strategy:
DeLong, L. (2013) Age-Related Mouth Changes. Retrieved from http://www.toothwisdom.org/resources/entry/age-related-mouth-changes
Visit Tooth Wisdom Health Resources for Older Adults http://www.toothwisdom.org/
Jablonski, R., Mertz, E., Featherstone, J. D., & Fulmer, T. (2014). Maintaining oral health across the life span. The Nurse Practitioner, 39(6), 39-48. doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000446872.76779.56