2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Dec 06, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 388 - Gerontology and Palliative Care


2 hours
This course focuses on the provision of holistic nursing care to the older adult. Students will explore the role of the professional nurse in the assessment of the older adults’ physical, psychological, and spiritual needs. Theories of aging, as they relate to the promotion of health and wellness, chronic illness, palliative and end-of-life care will also be discussed. Additional content will include the legal, ethical, social, and cultural concerns of aging. Prerequisite(s): Admission to the nursing program. CS