Nu314 Care of Elders (Human Diversity) 4 credits
In this course, students will assess the psychological, social, biological, and physiological changes in older adults 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 clinical hours.) Prerequisite: Nu222 with a minimum grade of C+.