BAGNCBuilding Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity (Washington, DC)
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Older adults will be the primary focus of our health care system for decades to come," said Patricia Archbold, DNSc, RN, program director of BAGNC.
For example, BAGNC awardees have published 1,133 articles related to care of older adults, received more than 72 million dollars in federal and private foundation grant monies, and taught at least 11,052 undergraduate nursing students in courses where at least 50 percent of the course content was specific to gerontological nursing (Franklin et al.
Important progress has been made in increasing the number of nurse faculty with gerontological knowledge and expertise in pre-licensure and graduate nursing programs through the AACN's recommended competencies and guidelines and the BAGNC Scholars and Fellows Program.