Older Adult Health
This course focuses on the care of the healthy older adult with an emphasis on family dynamics involving the care of the aging adult, developmental tasks of the healthy aging adult, and theories on aging. The nursing process will be used to increase awareness of the unique responses of the older adult.
Course Student Learning Outcome’s (SLOs):
- Apply health promotion and health teaching associated with normal physiologic and psychosocial changes of aging.
- Describe nursing implications related to the developmental tasks of healthy aging.
- Identify health and safety-related educational needs of the older adult.
- Implement nursing care for older adults with selected geriatric syndromes.
Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of Semester 1 courses.