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BSN 425: Gerontological Nursing

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BSN 425: Gerontological Nursing
Delivery Modality: Distance
Semester Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 45
Outside Preparation: An average of three (3) hours per week for every didactic credit hour
Typically Offered:
Prerequisites: BSN 346
Corequisites: None
Requisites: None
Description: This course examines the physical, psychological, sociocultural, and spiritual aspects of aging within the context of the family and society. The course will examine advanced theoretical concepts of aging in light of the nursing process. The course will present theories and concepts related to gerontology and nursing principles within the framework of critical thinking and caring. The focus is on health promotion through providing safe, evidence-based practice interventions, emphasizing the well and the vulnerable older adult population.
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