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Graduate Degree Programs

Nursing (NURS)

NURS 522 Comprehensive Assessment of the Older Adult (3) Advanced nursing assessment of biological, physical, clinical, functional, cognitive, psychological, and social changes associated with aging.

NURS 522 Comprehensive Assessment of the Older Adult (3)

This course provides an in-depth interdisciplinary assessment of the biological, physical, clinical, functional, cognitive, psychological, and social changes associated with aging. Students will be provided with foundational information about the process of aging along with a global perspective on aging. The primary focus of the course is an assessment of the unique issues encountered by the older adult. Legal, financial, and other economic concerns will also be explored.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2009 Ending: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: basic background in principles of pharmacology

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.