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NURS 2012 - Gerontology and Genomics for RN to BSN


3 cr.

In this course, professional nursing students will differentiate between normal aging changes and those resulting from lifestyle choices and disease processes.  Students address common health issues of older adults such as hyperpharmacy, immobility, and nutritional deficits. Students will explore personal and societal attitudes toward aging. The course will prepare professional nursing students by reinforcing the basic principles of genetics and disease while exploring new advances and discussing how these advances will affect health care.

Prerequisite(s): An unencumbered, active Louisiana registered nurse license.


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