Interventions to Enhance Health, Abilities and Well-Being of Older Adults

Examine theories and research about older people’s health problems, their levels of function, their interests and quality of life. Critique and apply findings from studies of interventions and nurses and others that are effective in assisting older people to retain abilities, to manage deficits associated with aging and disease, and to enhance their well-being. Special attention is paid to caring for older people with cognitive impairments. In-class 3 hours/week

Program Requirements Course Type: Core Course Clinical Field