NICHE recognizes and helps meet the informational needs of healthcare professionals and consumers related to the care and experiences of older adult patients on a number of fronts. The video presentations series deals with a variety of subjects: the business of NICHE, new geriatric healthcare initiatives, NICHE site innovations and other important topics.
Eileen Sullivan-Marx, PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean of the NYU College of Nursing
Dr. Sullivan-Marx, a keynote at the 2014 Annual NICHE Conference, speaks about the importance of the NICHE program: “NICHE is a dynamic way to change practice for care of older adults.”
Campaign for NICHE
Hear from NICHE hospital site coordinators how they implemented their program and addressed competing initiatives. “NICHE is not a one person venture, it’s about the whole team working toward caring about the whole older adult population.”
Professional Partners Supporting
Diverse Caregivers Across Settings
Part of a two segment series, this video showcases the Professional Partners Supporting Diverse Caregivers Across Settings program piloted at five NICHE Hospitals: Trinity Hospital of Augusta, Detroit Receiving Hospital, Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy, Holy Cross Hospital and the Christ Hospital. The program supports nurses’ empowerment of caregivers and uses resources that help nurses bring caregivers into the older adult patient care process. The presentation includes comments from veteran NICHE nurses at the five NICHE Hospitals, as well as former NICHE Director Liz Capezuti. Produced by AARP Public Policy Institute and NICHE.
In Their Own Words – Caregivers’ Experiences in the Hospital
Part of a two segment series, this video presents interviews with four caregivers who offer their insights about the challenges of being a patient advocate and caring for their dying loved ones. The heartfelt stories the caregivers tell involve their experiences with nursing support, communications, understanding care issues, navigating the hospital journey and more. Produced by AARP Public Policy Institute and The American Journal of Nursing.