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Gerontology

Course Prefix: 
NR
Course Number: 
450
Course Credits: 
3

Didactic, Clinical/Service Learning with 2 class hours/week and 45 clinical/service learning hours/semester. Study of theories of aging and systems impacting older adults. Literature, art and/or film are used as mediums to examine issues related to aging. Discussion of end-of-life concepts and theories. Examines responses of the older adult in health and illness from an interdisciplinary perspective. Prerequisites: NR 330 and NR 340 for students enrolled in the BSN Pre-Licensure Track; Junior or senior status is required; NR 300 (or concurrent) for students enrolled in the Post-Licensure RN to BSN Track; permission of instructor and PY 251 for non-nursing majors. See comment about clinical requirement for RN-BSN student (*).