Jun 14, 2024  
2011-2012 Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NUR 255 - Gerontological Nursing.


Admission to RN/BSN program; NSC 209 , NSC 233 , NUR 250 , NUR 308  with grades of C+ (2.3) or better. (2).

Examination of health as it is experienced and managed in later life. Focus 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; strategies for providing high quality, developmentally appropriate care for older adults; health promotion, risk reduction, disease prevention, and management of chronic conditions;  legal and ethical issues, health care policy, and end-of-life care of the older adult within the context of shrinking health care resources. Online and off-campus sections are only open to RN/BSN program students.



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