Jan 26, 2022  
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NURA 3150 - Introduction to Gerontology Nursing



Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the ANO or BRNCO and successful completion of all prior courses in the established sequence

Description: This course emphasizes understanding the impact of individual and societal perceptions of aging and the aging process.  Students examine cultural, legal, and environmental factors, and the diverse health status found in the older adult. Communication skills are developed as an essential feature of the care of the older adult in a variety of settings.  The core knowledge concepts and role development of the professional nurse in caring for older adults are explored.



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