Sep 26, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 4320 Nursing Excellence for Seniors: Evidence and Action

This course explores the nurse’s role in promoting good health of older adults as well as current geriatric nursing competencies for the BSN graduate and the latest research in geriatrics. Students will apply the principles of gerontology in understanding meaningful aging and its implications. Students will demonstrate knowledge of psycho-physiologic changes and stressors affecting the health of older adults. Various care settings and available health services are explored within the complexity of health issues affecting older adults. Videos, web-sites, field trips and guest speakers enhance the student’s ability to see the nursing roles of educator, advocate, caregiver and leader. Students are encouraged to seek learning opportunities that allow older adults to serve as active participants in their own health care. For Nursing Majors Only. Prerequisite(s): NUR 4250  and NUR 4260  and NUR 4270  and NUR 4280 . Minimum grade of D.
Credits: 3.0