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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 165 - Introduction to Care of the Older Adult

This course provides a foundation of essential knowledge, skills and attitudes in the provision of care to older adults.  The content focuses on aging as a normal development process and includes analysis of issues confronting this population.  The course focuses on older adults as vibrant and essential members of society with an emphasis on the health professionals’ role in promoting older adult wellness and health.   Key recommendations and evidence-based practice from leading geriatric organizations are embedded into
the course.

Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring

Credits: 1