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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 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. Key recommendations and evidence-based practice from the Hartford Institute of Geriatric Nursing and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s Recommended Baccalaureate Competencies and Curricular Guidelines for Nursing Care of Older Adults are embedded in the course.

Prerequisites: Department Consent Required. Nursing Major, Minimum Cumulative gpa of 2.5 and a grade of C or better in both BIO 100 and NUR 102.

Corequisites: NUR 103.

Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring

Credits: 1