Course Outline

Wholistic Care of the Older Adult: Gerontological Nursing
$67.95 10 Contact Hours

  • Demographics of aging
  • Characteristics of the elderly population
  • Nursing practice
  • Theories of aging
  • Age-related transitions
  • Structural and functional changes in integumentary, respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, neurologic, endocrine, musculoskeletal, sensory and immune systems
  • Age-related disorders
  • Safety concerns
  • Legal and ethical issues
  • Economics of elderly care