NURS 7033 - Healthy Aging in Rural Areas, 3 Credits

Prerequisite(s):

Level: Upper

This course focuses on the healthcare 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 healthcare issues affecting elders in rural areas.