Gerontology-Community Nursing - 2
This level 4 course integrates previous medical surgical knowledge and leadership skills as it applies to the aging adult. The Nursing process framework is used to explore the lifestyle and physical changes that occur with aging, apply the process of initiating health referrals and propose the outcome criteria for evaluating the aging individualís response to teaching/learning. Correlated clinical experiences will emphasize the application of interventions that will increase the older adultís functional ability. The roles of Provider of Care, Manager of Care, and Member of the Profession are integrated throughout the didactic and clinical experiences. Prerequisite: Appropriate standing in the Associate Degree Nursing Program or evaluation of skills and knowledge by the Program Director. Recommended: None. Hours: 18 lect, 54 lab. Offered: F, S. CCS: Occupational Education. Transferable: CSU and Private Colleges.