The Experience of Ageing
In this course students will critically examine the various theories of ageing and common myths associated with growing old. The biological, sociological and psychological aspects of the normal ageing process will be explored. The experience of growing old, from the perspective of the older person, will be examined and will include an analysis of what constitutes successful ageing.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Nursing and Midwifery|
Trimester 3 - 2015
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
|Assumed Knowledge||Foundations of nursing knowledge, nursing theory, legal and ethical issues, fundamentals of research, human bioscience, psychology, sociology related to practice. Principles of investigative approaches in nursing, concepts and theories relevant to practice, contemporary nursing issues. Academic reading and writing skills, ability to access and evaluate information from a variety of sources, skills in critical analysis, critical judgement, synthesis and evaluation. Ability to conceptualise practice. Demonstrated ANCI competencies.|
|Timetable||2015 Course Timetables for NURS6250|