NURS - 176
Catalog Year: 2017
The student investigates health alterations that affect the essential activities of daily living and human needs. The course focuses on the application of the nursing process to the care of individuals across the age span experiencing alterations in physical and mental health. Concepts of growth and development of children, and young, middle and older adults are discussed. Topics related to cognitive decline and chronic illness and death are explored as are general topics related to mental health/illness. Mental disorders and disorders of the endocrine, gastrointestinal and musculoskeletal systems are presented.