NURS 608 :: Primary Care of Older Adults
Fall 2013 @UH Hilo

CRN: 13761
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Mukai, C
cmukai@hawaii.edu
Instructional Mode: Online
Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/20/2013
Course Restrictions: Acceptance to DNP Program
Course Description: Building on the management of acute and chronic illness of the adult, this courses emphasizes special needs of the older adult. The focus on quality of life will be supported utilizing theories of aging, management of complex chronic health problems, polypharmacy, dementia and frailty. Evidence-based management plans incorporating transcultural and functional assessments are used to address issues of self-care, family care giving, surrogate decision-making and end of life care.
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