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 healthcare management.

Semester hours: 2.0

Prerequisites:

  • NS 838 - Advanced Pathophysiology

Last updated: 05/02/2020