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2010-2011 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BSNR 4452 - Issues in Aging and Quality of

Credits: 2
This course focuses on current issues in promoting quality of life with healthy aging, at both a regional and national level coming from a multidimensional view.  Current theories on aging from a biological, psychological, and sociological perspective are introduced and discussed.  The impact of the cultural beliefs, spirituality, and traditions in the older adult is explored.  Relationship challenges, such as intimacy and sexuality are discussed.  Special emphasis is also placed on the multidisciplinary aspects and the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions for the care of older adults who are vulnerable and marginalized.  The multidisciplinary needs of populations, such as older adults who are socially isolated, HIV+, incarcerated, homeless, institutionalized, mentally impaired, and/or neglected and abused, are explored. Prereq: BSNR 3363 and Admission to RN-BSN program. Coreq: BSNR 4445 2 lecture hours $