RN-BSN {22-23} - Gerontological Nursing to Promote Successful Aging

Course Code
NURS 420  Credits
Title Gerontological Nursing to Promote Successful Aging 
Prerequisite NURS 301 and NURS 370 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course explores the experience and challenges of aging from the perspective of the patient, the support system, the community, and the health care system. Factors and processes that are both contributors and barriers to successful aging and quality of life for older adults are identified. Various assessment tools and strategies for delivering evidence-based care will be considered that enhance quality of life for the older adult in both health and disease states.