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|NURS 402 - GERONTOLOGY|
This course reviews and analyzes issues of aging from a physiological, psychosocial, and cognitive perspective. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to: (1) identify the impact of ethical, legal, political, economic and cultural issues on the aging population; (2) recognize functional, physiological, psychosocial and spiritual changes associated with pathophysiologic aging patterns; (3) formulate appropriate strategies in addressing the special needs of the older adult; (4) formulate appropriate strategies to manage end-of-life issues; and (5) describe current philosophies of aging based on research findings. 2 credits Pre-reqs: Pre-reqs: Foundations of Nursing, Comprehensive Health Assessment, Pathophysiology, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in a Multicultural Society.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online Course
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:
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