This course focuses on the interrelationship between social determinants of health, transition to older adulthood and health promotion. Holistic assessment emphasizes normal growth and development processes of the older adult providing students with the tools to begin planning health promotion strategies. The concepts of relational inquiry, clinical reasoning, active aging, quality of life, cultural safety, and health promotion research are introduced and explored within the context of older adult.
Course code: NURS 1263
Length: 30.0 hours
PrerequisitesNURS 1160, NURS 1161, NURS 1162, NURS 1163, NURS 1164.
CorequisitesNURS 1260, NURS 1261, NURS 1262, NURS 1264.
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.