This course focuses on the health care issues and needs of elders across the care continuum of acute, chronic, community, and long-term care settings. Aspects of physical, emotional, cultural, and social aging across the lifespan are explored utilizing various theoretical perspectives and models. The assessment, teaching-coaching and management roles of the advanced practice gerontological nurse in relations to acute and chronic health conditions of the older adult are emphasized.Prerequisite(s): NURSNG 639 Graduate student in Nursing. Department permission required.
Primary Care of the Older Adult
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Friday, February 2, 2018