Gerontological Nursing (NRSG375)


Co-Requisite Courses

Course Memo

This course reviews the normal processes and relationships involved in aging. The CREATION Health and Neuman Systems Models will be used to frame the nursing care that promotes and maintains the health of the aging population. Ethical, legal, political, and economical aspects of aging will be analyzed. Students will explore compassionate nursing practice related to dying clients. Prescription and non-prescription interventions will be discussed. Clinical assignments may include either acute care or community-based environments. This a two (2) credit hour course and students are expected to complete thirty (30) clock hours.