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COURSE INFORMATION

COURSE TITLE Evidence Based Practice for Healthy Aging
CREDIT RANGE 3.000
SCHOOL College of Health Professions
DEPARTMENT Nursing 
LEVEL Undergraduate
COREQUISITE none
PREREQUISITE none
DESCRIPTION:

Course Description:This course “for registered nurses in the RN/BS completion program” builds upon students’ previous nursing knowledge and focuses on the unique health care needs of the older adult and nursing strategies for meeting those needs. Concepts of healthy aging, health promotion and disease prevention, safety, age related changes, independence, and loss are discussed among vital issues effecting aging adults. The role of the nurse in managing common geriatric syndromes, medications, transitions between care environments, and end-of-life and palliative care issues are emphasized. Ethical/legal issues related to the nursing care of the older adult are explored. Students will learn to conduct a comprehensive geriatric assessment using evidence based assessment instruments. This course will prepare students to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) certification exam in gerontology.

Course Rotation: Fall;NY:PLV



SECTION INFORMATION

CRN: 40222
SUBJECT: NURS
COURSE NUMBER: 482
SECTION TITLE: Evidence Based Practice for Healthy Aging
CAMPUS: Online
SCHEDULE TYPE: Seminar
REQUIRED MATERIAL: To Be Determined
SECTION COMMENTS: This is an online section that requires student's participation and attendance via Blackboard.
COREQUISITE None
FEES: 0
CAPACITY 25
SEATS AVAILABLE 25
INSTRUCTOR: Noreen Brennan
RESTRICTION(S):
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: NUR

Online

Online Type Date
BlackBoard 05/28/2019 - 08/24/2019