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GERON 6050 Best Practices in Geriatric Care
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Gerontology, Gerontology
http://aging.utah.edu/gerontology/

 

Course Level: Masters

Course Type:

IPE: No

Course Open to:

Institution:University of Utah

Pre-requisites: Instructor's consent

Course Description: The course presents an overview of best practices in the care of the older client and his/her family. Included in the course are assessment and management of safety risks, and symptoms, and syndromes common in older adults emphasizing evidence-based practices. Included are detection and management of pain, falls, medication safety, end of life care, and behavioral syndromes. The impact of attitudes, ethical issues, special communication needs, and culture on formal and familial care giving are also considered.

 

Method of Instruction: asynchronous

Delivery Platform: Online

Campus visits required: None

Course Contact: Heather Clarkson

email: heather.clarkson@nurs.utah.edu

 

Tuition: $825/credit

 

Other considerations: PhD and DNP students welcome!

 

Available Seats by Semester for this course:

 

SPRING 2018

Section: 091
Instructor:Nanci McLesky, DNP
Seats:25
Credits: 3 / Semester

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SPRING 2016

Section: 091
Instructor:McLeskey,N.
Seats:2
Credits: 3 / Semester

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SUMMER 2016

Section: 091
Instructor:Nanci McLeskey, DNP
Seats:2
Credits: 3 / Semester

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SPRING 2017

Section: 091
Instructor:Nanci McLesky, DNP
Seats:4
Credits: 3 / Semester

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