NSG 621A : Adult & Geriatric Care - Theory

Theoretical and practical basis of advanced family nursing practice in primary care especially with the mature and aging family is the focus of this course.  Acute, episodic, and chronic health problems of this populations are studied.  Illness assessment and interventions are examined with ethical and legal implications within a multicultural population for individuals and aggregates.  Research, collaboration, and use of both medical and social resources are incorporated, with the focus on critical evaluation of the whole person within the family setting.  Offered spring only.  (Theory - 37.5 hours)