NS 833 - Foundations of Adult-Gerontologic Healthcare

This course provides the student with a foundation for care of the adolescent through geriatric populations and their families. Topics include the dynamics of aging and its effects on the adult-gerontologic population and the underlying mechanisms of health conditions. The students explore acute and chronic health issues, their impact on ADLs and advance planning for end-of-life care. Caring and its role in safe, high quality, evidence-based practice is threaded throughout the course, including strategies to support collaborative interdisciplinary health care management.

Semester hours: 2.0

Prerequisites:

  • GR 798 - Essentials of Scholarly Writing
  • NS 807 - Theories and Concepts of Advanced Practice Roles

Last updated: 06/10/2021