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Nursing (NURS)

NURS 523 Interventions for Common Health Problems in Older Adults (3) Discussion of common acute and chronic health problems experienced by older adults and development of evidence-based interventions for management.

NURS 523 Interventions for Common Health Issues in Older Adults (3)

This course presents both common acute and chronic health issues experienced by older adults. Using a systems approach, interventions will be discussed specifically addressing an aging person. The development of evidence-based interventions/personal approaches for management will be stressed. Other age-specific concerns and issues faced by older adults, such as end-of-life care, and care transition, and finances will be discussed.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2011 Ending: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: NURS 818;NURS 819;NURS 522

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