NU-210 : Concepts of Gerontology

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Nursing
Subject:
Nursing
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
2 - 3
An overview of the processes of aging and the way aging is defined chronologically, biologically, socially, and psychologically. Selected aspects of physical, social, and psychological aging will be examined. Topics will include theories of aging, demographics of aging and its implications for society, bodily changes associated with the normal aging process, and the social ramifications of aging. 2 credits (2 theory, 0 clinical) PREREQUISITES:NURSING MAJORS ONLY; BIO 201 AND BIO 202 OR BIO 205 AND BIO 206.