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NUR 255 - Gerontological Nursing


Basic BSN program, Semester 3; RN/BSN(2)

Examines health as it is experienced and managed in later life. Focuses on developing an appreciation for the diversity of experiences of age and health within the population of older adults. The influence of culture and various social factors on perceptions of health and health practices are discussed. Strategies for providing high quality, developmentally appropriate care for older adults are developed. Health promotion, risk reduction, disease prevention and management of chronic conditions are addressed. Legal and ethical issues, health care policy and end-of-life care of the older adult within the context of shrinking health care resources are examined.



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