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   NUR 140 - Introduction to Gerontology

1.0 Credits
Acquisition of current evidence-based practice related to the aging population and health care as well as the impact of the growing aging population on the healthcare system. Emphasizes the theoretical basis for safe, quality patient-centered nursing care that is developmentally and culturally appropriate for the aging patient, focusing on common health concerns. Differentiates normal from abnormal health history and physical assessment findings in the aging patient. The student is introduced to the experience of aging through various strategies including repeated contact with an older adult.
LEC 15 Clock hours



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