N584: Complex Concepts of Aging

This course facilitates the attainment of knowledge, competencies, and skills in assessing, diagnosing, and managing the care of older adults. Health care conditions common to the elderly, and advanced practice nursing interventions are examined. Also, aging changes and issues specific to the gerontological population are explored. Furthermore, health promotion, disease prevention, management of acute and chronic conditions, pharmacological, and non-pharmacological interventions are analyzed. Conceptual models and theories will be applied to enhance the care plan and evaluate Gerontological patient outcomes. Knowledge and skills learned in this course will be validated in the Complex Concepts of Aging preceptorship learning experience.
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: N502, N503, N515PE, N512, N521, N522PE; N580; N581; N582, N583
Proctored exam: No

Textbook Information

American Sentinel recommends you do not purchase your course materials until thirty days prior to the term start date.
Advanced practice nursing in the care of older adults 2nd
Kennedy-Malone, L., Martin-Plank, L., & Duffy, E.
Davis Company 2019
ISBN-10: 0803666616
ISBN-13: 9780803666610
MSRP: US $53.34
Bates' guide to physical examination and history taking 12th
Bickley, L., Szilagyi, P., & Hoffman, R.
Wolters Kluwer 2017
ISBN-13: 9781469893419
MSRP: US $123.49
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Dunphy, L., Winland-Brown, J.,m Porter, B., & Thomas, D.
F.A. Davis Co. 2019
ISBN-10: 0803667183
ISBN-13: 9780803667181
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association 7th
American Psychological Association
ISBN-10: 1433832178
ISBN-13: 9781433832178

Course Offerings

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Begins - Ends
2022 Sep 8 weeks 12/01/21 - 08/31/22 09/19/22 - 11/13/22 TBD
2022 Nov 8 weeks 02/01/22 - 10/31/22 11/21/22 - 01/15/23 TBD
2023 Jan 8 weeks 05/27/22 - 12/30/22 01/16/23 - 03/12/23 TBD
2023 Mar 8 weeks 06/07/23 - 02/28/23 03/20/23 - 05/14/23 TBD