NUR 248 Gerontological and Palliative Care Nursing: Needs of the Older Adult and The Terminally Ill Patient (1 credit)

This is a Level 3 nursing course divided into two components. It will provide theory to assist the student with care planning and assessment for the older adult. It will also provide information to assist students with applying the nursing process to clients who are terminally ill and to their families. Time required for completion of this course is dependent on the individual learner; however, it is expected that students will spend at least 45 hours in study and classroom activity. Prerequisite: NUR 220; co-requisite: NUR 240.