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NURS 735 - Primary Care of the Elderly

This course explores utilization of all levels of prevention with a focus on primary health care delivery and secondary and tertiary prevention with the elderly patient. Both theory and clinical experiences focus on students’ use of diagnostic reasoning skills to diagnose and treat common health concerns seen in gerontologic-based primary care. Current research and epidemiological trends in health care are explored and serve as the foundation for application of clinical decision making in advanced practice roles. Within a context of values and ethics, this course provides opportunity for discussion, differentiation, and application of the concepts related to various clinical practice roles. Clinical experiences (60 hours) allow students to apply theory and research in diagnosing and treating common health concerns seen in primary care, and emphasizes restoration and maintenance of the client’s wholistic health.

NURS 735 - Primary Care of the Elderly - Details

Prerequisite
None
Credits
4
Offered:
Fall
Online:
Yes
Graduate Course:
Yes