The course is designed to introduce students to gerontology with a purposeful, integrated focus on the older adult from a holistic perspective. The student will identify and recognize normal aging changes, developmental tasks, geriatric conditions and syndromes, communication strategies, and assessment skills in the care of the older adult and their caregivers. Promotion and maintenance of health will be discussed and explored with respect to issues impacting nursing care.
Not all courses are offered each term.Winter 2024 registration opens November 27, 2023. Spring 2024 registration opens February 26, 2024.
In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration
Online - Asynchronous: 100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates
Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates
Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery