Aging and the Older Adult

Course IDCourse NameCourseCategoryCredit Hours
NRSI 306Aging and the Older Adult BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSINGNURSING2

This course examines the physical, psychological, sociocultural, and spiritual aspects of aging. The health of older adults is studied with the emphasis on health promotion, illness prevention, and the healing and wholeness of individuals. End-of-life issues and care of dying individuals are discussed. In light of the vulnerability of the older adult and dying individual, uniqueness in care delivery is addressed.