NURS1236Introduction to the Care of the Older Adult3 ch (3C)
Addresses the anticipated physiological and psychosocial changes related to ageing and explores the impacts of the social determinants of health on the health and well-being of older adults and their families. Guides reflection on students' own views of ageing and develops a beginning understanding of gerontological nursing as an area of specialization. Fosters understanding that Registered Nurses have a role in the promotion of the health and well-being of the older adult across care contexts.