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NRSG 308 - Nursing for Healthy Aging

3 credits (Hrs: 2 Lec, 1 Lab)
The intent of this course is to introduce the students to the skill and knowledge needed to provide nursing care to aging clients.  Topics include:  current trends (including legal and ethical issues) in gerontological nursing, developmental stages and transitions associated with aging, expected age-related physiological changes and assessment findings, recognition and management of acute and chronic illnesses that commonly occur in the older adult population, health promotion and end-of-life issues and care.



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