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2015/2016 » Social Services, Health and Sports » Degree Programme in Nursing » THEORETICAL STUDIES » Responses to Altered Functions » Gerontology and Geriatrics

Gerontology and Geriatrics

Realization plans
Code: NU15AF08
Name: Gerontology and Geriatrics
Extent of studies: 3
Rekommenderad studiegång (SP): Year 1: 3    Year 2:     Year 3:     Year 4:     Year 5:     
Prerequisites: Introduction to Studies at Novia UAS
Health Care and Social Welfare
Course-specific competence: The student will:
-understand the process of natural ageing (physical, mental and social changes)
-become prepared to assess caring needs that are specific for the elderly patient
-obtain basic knowledge of health promotion, the prevention of diseases and disabilities in older adults, and use this knowledge for patient guidance.
-obtain knowledge of specific diseases linked to older adults and their aetiology
-obtain knowledge of specific issues regarding pharmacology and nutrition in elderly care, and prepare for the practice of safe drug administration
-become prepared to care for the elderly patient in all nursing contexts
Course-specific competence (file):
Language of instruction: English
Administering Degree Programme: Degree Programme in Nursing

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