NURS 7033 - Healthy Aging in Rural Areas

Credits: 
3
Level: 
Upper
Description: 

This course focuses on the health care of elders including the unique aspects of aging across the adult lifespan. Elders and their needs are framed from a physical, psychological, social, cultural and spiritual perspective and within a family and community environment. Emphasis in the course is on health maintenance, prevention, and promotion as well as maintaining function and preventing disability in the elderly. The student will offer a presentation addressing contemporary nursing and health care issues affecting elders in rural areas.

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