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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 06, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

NURS 4500 - Gerontology

Hours: 2
Reinforcement and expansion of content about older adults throughout the curriculum. Explores health and health deviations in older people. Consideration of our own and societal attitudes toward aging, and how these influence the health care that older adults receive. Consideration of successful aging across a continuum that promotes an appreciation of how aging has changed through history and how aging is valued across cultures is included. Ethical/legal issues that pose threats to the autonomy of older adults.
Prerequisites: Completion of spring sophomore level nursing courses.