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Courses and Descriptions

NURS-1049Fundamentals of Gerontological Nursing

This course explores gerontological nursing throughout the health care system. The course presents a review of the physical, social, cognitive, social, spiritual changes and unique health care needs of the older adult. Health promotion and disease management approaches to assist the older adult to achieve wellness across the health continuum are described. Mental health, loss, grief, death and palliative care as it relates to older adults are discussed. The focus is on assisting older adults to achieve and maintain optimum health and independence for as much as is possible given their circumstances and individual health status.
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