Geriatric Nursing

Course Overview

Course Code: PRNU-165

Department: Practical Nursing

Credit Hours: 5.00

Textbook Information: Bookstore website

This course will provide content that will introduce students to nursing care of the elderly. The normal aging process will be emphasized. Chronic disease conditions that are common to elderly persons will be studied along with appropriate nursing interventions. The principles of rehabilitation will be stressed and special needs identified. Content on death and dying will be presented. The role of the practical nurse in caring for the geriatric client will be stressed. The student will perform nursing skills for elderly persons in the long term care setting. Prerequisite: Minimum grade of "C" in all first and second semester PRNU courses, PSYH 100, or Consent of Associate Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences

Course Schedule


Term: Fall 2022 (Late Starting)

Section Name: PRNU-165-HY88D

Location: Main Campus

Available Seats: 36

Faculty Name: K. Storm, R. Siebert, K. Werner

Min Credits: 5.00


Term: Summer 2022

Section Name: PRNU-165-HY01D

Location: Main Campus

Available Seats: 18

Faculty Name: K. Storm, M. Baro, S. Guthrie

Min Credits: 5.00


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