Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018
NRS 324 Nursing Care of Older Adults
3 hours; 3 credits
This course provides the student with a foundation for culturally competent gerontological nursing practice. This course examines, from a holistic perspective, varied health care concerns of older adults. The physical, psychosocial, socioeconomic, family, and community implications will be examined. Through this course, students develop knowledge and awareness of the spectrum of factors that can impact the care of the older adult across various health care settings and in the community. The development of strategies and interventions of health promotion and maintenance to improve wellness in older adults is emphasized.
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