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Sarah Endicott

Gero-psych nurse practitioner practicing in rural Wisconsin; developed advance care plans for nursing home residents, educates paid and non-paid caregivers of people with dementia.

Clinical Professor School of Nursing Work: 608-263-9040 — Home and cell phones available upon request sendicott@wisc.edu Twitter: @seendicott

Topics

  • The pool of qualified geriatric healthcare professionals is insufficient to meet the needs of our aging population. Advance practice nursing is part of the solution.
  • I developed a curriculum to teach nursing tasks to family caregivers of people with dementia to prevent hospitalizations and emergency room visits.
  • How to develop and implement advance care plans for nursing home residents to ensure their end of life wishes are honored.
  • How federal regulations affect geriatric advance practice nursing in Wisconsin as it relates to care of older adults, especially in long-term care.

Achievements

  • Named a Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing in 2020 by the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence

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