Nu314 Care of Elders (Human Diversity)    4 credits    
(Pre-Licensure BSN Track)

In this course, students will assess the psychological, social, biological, and physiological changes in the older adult as they progress through the younger, middle, and older adult stages. The change in family dynamics and coping strategies as the older adult progresses through the stages will be discussed. Clinical experiences include the acute–care setting, long-term care, and community settings where the overall health status of the older adult is assessed in relation to acute and long-term conditions. (60 hours of clinical)  Prerequisites: Nu222 Concepts, Py203 Lifespan Development; co-req Nu312 Pathophysiology, Nu313 Pharmacology, Nu311 Research & Evidence-Based Nursing Practice.

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