Gerontological nursing

Department information

Gerontological nursing department is one of a scientific departments at the Faculty of Nursing -Mansoura University, where the department give students with the information and skills essential to identify the social and psychological problems and physical to elderly and the application of the nursing process to care for the min the community as well as in their organizations with a focus on mental health for the elderly.
 

Origination of the department

Department established in the 2000/2001after follower that was part of the Department of Community Health Nursing, after the approval of the department and on the basis of the decision of the Council of faculty and University Council.

Department Vision

To be in the preparation of the most exclusive health care providers for the elderly at the local and regional levels.

Department Message

Graduate student is tint cognitive and practical and professionally in the field of nursing care for the elderly and scientific research in order to serve the community.
 

Department Objectives

1. Identify the nature of changes that occur with aging.
2. Emphasize the importance of effective communication in dealing with the elderly
3. Supply students with the information crisis to take care of the elderly in health and disease
4. Train students on various scientific skills in comprehensive care for the elderly
5. awareness the community, which provides services for the elderly (the role of the elderly in Dakahlia and Clubs)
6. Communicate with the elderly in the community, through the good convoys do offer some Health Care Services 


Department Goals 

1- Determine normal physiological and psychosocial changes with aging process.
2- Emphasis of the important of effective communication with the elderly.
3- Help the students to be aware with different elderly health care services in the community.
4- Provide the student with information about caring of elderly in health and illness.
5- Training the student about the different scientific skills for comprehensive elderly care.
6- Contact with the elderly in the community through medical convoys which provide health services.


 Staff Members

No Name Scientific degree
1 Karima Elsahmy Assistant Professor of Medical Surgical Nursing - Faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University
2 Nahed Mohamd Saied Ayoub Assistant professor of Gerontological nursing - faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University (official vacation)
3 Soad Hassan Abd El Hamid Lecturer of Gerontological nursing - faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University
4 Doaa El Said Fadila Lecturer of Gerontological nursing - faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University 
5 Raefa refaat Alam Lecturer of Gerontological nursing - faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University
6 Aziza Mahmoud Boughdady Lecturer of Gerontological nursing - faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University
7 Nadia Mohamed Hassan Saleh Lecturer of Gerontological nursing - faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University
8 Eman Baleagh Meawad Elsayed Lecturer of Gerontological nursing - faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University
9 Eman Hassan Munier Assistant Lecturer of Gerontological nursing - faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University
10 Heba Noshy Abd EL Azizz Assistant Lecturer of Gerontological nursing - faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University
11 Neamit Ibrahim Elemam Assistant Lecturer of Gerontological nursing - faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University
12 Doaa Abd Elhamed Abd El Mawla Assistant Lecturer of Gerontological nursing - faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University
13 Fatma Magdy Ibrahim Assistant Lecturer of Gerontological nursing - faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University
14 Heba Ahmed Mohammed Elfedawy Demonstrator of Gerontological nursing - faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University
15 Sageda Magdy Ibrahim Demonstrator of Gerontological nursing - faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University
16 Moustafa Tag EL-Melook Saad Demonstrator of Gerontological nursing - faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University
17 Tarek Mohammed Ahmed Demonstrator of Gerontological nursing - faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University
18 Sally Mohamed El Sayed Demonstrator of Gerontological nursing - faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University
19 Shaima Samir Abdel-Alim Demonstrator of Gerontological nursing - faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University
20 Noha Fathi Mohammed Demonstrator of Gerontological nursing - faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University
21 Laila Salama Salama Demonstrator of Gerontological nursing - faculty of Nursing - Mansoura University

Scientific thesis- Master thesis

No Name  Title 
1 Dr. Soad Hassan Abd El Hamid Self care practices among home based diabetic 
2 Dr. Doaa El Sayed Fadila Coping behaviors of elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
3 Dr. Raefa Refaat Alam Risk factors associated with rehospitalization of elderly suffering from heart failure 
4 Dr. Eman Balegh Moawad Functional abilities of osteoarthritis women and their compliance to therapeutic regimen
5 Dr. Aziza Mahmoud Boughdady Assessment knowledge of secondary schools nursing students about elderly care and their problems in Zagazig city 
6 Dr. Nadia Mohamed Hassan Compliance of hypertensive elderly patients with the treatment regimen 
7 Dr. Eman Hassan Munier Radwan Sleeping patterns of residents in elderly home 
8 Dr. Heba Noshy Abd EL Azizz Knowledge and behaviors of the elderly regarding osteoporosis
9 Dr. Neamit Ibrahim Elemam El-Ashry Knowledge of end stage renal disease elderly patients regarding hemodialysis.
10 Dr. Doaa Abd El hamed Abd El Mawla Lifestyle patterns among elderly patients with cerebral stroke 
11 Dr. Heba Ahmed Mohammed El fedawy Quality of life of older adult patients suffered from cataract 
12 Dr. Heba Ahmed Mohammed El fedawy Quality of life of older adult patients suffered from cataract 
13 Dr. Fatma Magdy Ibrahim Relationship between presence of anemia and the physical performance of the elderly patients attending the out patient clinics hospital in Mansoura city 
14 Dr.Sageda Magdy Ibrahim The relationship between the burden of providing care and mental health status of the caregivers for the elderly with cancer
15 Dr.Moustafa Tag EL-Melook Saad Coping behaviors and health related quality of life in elderly patient suffering from cancer.
16 Dr.Tarek Mohammed Ahmed Factors affecting loneliness among institutionalized and non-institutionalized elders.

Secondly - Ph.D.:

Dr.Soad Hassan Abd El Hamid :- Caregiver training and health status outcomes of elders with cerebral stroke

Dr. Doaa El Said Fadila :- Effect of pulmonary rehabilitation program on quality of life of elderly patients chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Dr.Raefa refaat Alam :- Prediction of falls among elderly persons and application of preventive measures

Dr . Aziza Mahmoud Boughdady :- Effect of Self-Care Practice on Lifestyle of Elderly PeopleWith Osteoarthritis Knee

Dr . Nadia Mohamed Hassan Saleh :- Impact of foot care educational program on knowledge and self-care practice for diabetic elderly patients

Dr . Eman Baleagh Meawad Elsayed :- Impact of behavioral intervention on quality of life of elderly women with urinary incontinence

Dr . Eman Hassan Munier :- Effect of discharge plan on quality of life of acute myocardial infarction among elderly patients

Dr . Heba Noshy Abd EL Azizz :- Effect Of Lifestyle Modification Interventions To Overcome Constipation Among Community Dwelling Older Adults

Dr . Neamit Ibrahim Elemam :- The Effect Of Oral Health Care interventions on Oral Health-Related Quality Of Life Of the Institutionalized Older Adults.

Dr . Doaa Abd Elhamed Abd El Mawla :- The effect of lifestyle modification on the overall control high blood pressure in the elderly


Courses section

  1. The Department teaching all of the following subjects:
    First, undergraduate students:-
    • Gerontological nursing to fourth year students.
    • nursing teaching for students of the third year.
  2. Second, graduate students:
    Master's degree first term:-
    • Gerontological nursing
    • health education
    • new concepts
    • seminars in the area of specialization
    • psychological and social aspects of the elderly
  3. Master's degree second term
    • Physiology of the elderly
    • Geriatric Medicine
    • Pharmacology of the elderly
    • nutrition of the elderly
  4. Doctoral degree
    • Seminars in the area of specialization year
    • seminars in the field of specialization
    • Geriatric Medicine 
  1. First, the theoretical content of the curriculum material of Gerontological nursing includes the following:
    • Introduction and General Definitions of the elderly
    • physiological changes in aging
    • psychological and social changes
    • theories of aging
    • health promotion of the elderly
    • elderly transmission from one place to another
    • Safe Environment
    • Elder Abuse
    • Alzheimer's
    • Parkinson's
    • fall
  2. Second: The practical part is divided into two parts:-
  3. Part I: training and skills in the lab:
    • Measure the height of the elderly
    • Foot Care
    • Denture Care
    • keeping the balance exercises for the elderly
    • utilities for the elderly (Movement - daily activities and personal care)
  4.  
  5. Part II: seminars on:
    • Osteoporosis in the elderly
    • osteoarthritis in the elderly
    • Diabetes in the elderly
    • hypertension in the elderly
    • urinary incontinence in the elderly
    • stroke in the elderly
    • constipation in the elderly

Activities carried out by the Department 


First: - Activities within the university:
 campaign to educate workers about Mansoura University 
-Osteoporosis 
-osteoarthritis 
-dementia 
-healthy nutrition for the elderly 
-seminars for the elderly in nursing faculty department 
-seminars for faculty department for heart disease in aging 
-celebration of the World Day of the elderly in the first of October - Club faculty Mansoura University

Second:-Activities outside the university:
• convoys to provide health services and nursing care and awareness of the health of older persons
• convoy to measure blood sugar in the village of MitMazah
• convoy to measure blood pressure and sugar in the village of Mitkhamis
• the work of an educational seminar on nutrition for the elderly health club happiness for the elderly in Talkha
• the work of an educational seminar for osteoporosis club happiness for the elderly in Talkha
• the work of an educational seminar for the elderly residents of House of Hope for the elderly for diabetes
• the work of an educational seminar for the elderly residents of House of Hope for the elderly to prevent falls
• the work of a domestic flight for the elderly Almqamn House of Hope for the elderly to visit the tribute roses in Mansoura and club doctors
• the work of an educational seminar for osteoarthritis of the workers at the Faculty of Nursing University of Mansoura .

Secondly, regional activities
Primary Health Care program in Libya

Practical training places
The department trains students of the fourth year, under the supervision of faculty members and their assistants in the department the following places: - 
 hands-Mansoura University Hospitals such as: - 
specialized Internal Medicine hospital.
Mansoura University Hospital 
Oncology center
practical training in elderly home
practical training in the faculty labs

 

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