September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Oct 27, 2020  
September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NU 316 - Gerontological Nursing

This course provides an opportunity to explore healthcare needs and issues in gerontological nursing. Healthy aging processes and the risk factors that affect the health and functioning of older adults will be explored as well as nursing approaches to managing those needs and risks. Students will have the opportunity to provide care to older adults in community and home settings. The student will design care and implement a project during this experience. Ethical, legal, and economic issues will be addressed. Semester Credit Hours 4.00 semester credit hours. Contact Hours: 90.00 Prerequisites: NU 220 Pharmacology  and NU 302 Adult Health II^ . Corequisite: NU 309 Mental Health Nursing^ .