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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 3150 - Introduction to Gerontology Nursing

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): Admission to TNO

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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