Course Catalog


Primary Care of Older Adults

This course focuses on the health care issues and needs of elders across the care continuum of acute, chronic, community, and long-term-care settings. Aspects of physical, emotional, and social aging across the lifespan are explored utilizing various theoretical perspectives and models. The assessment, teaching-coaching, and management roles of the advanced practice gerontological nurse in relation to acute and chronic health conditions of the older adult are emphasized. The complex interplay of the political, economic, legal, and ethical factors that influence health care delivery to older adults is examined.

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