Geriatric-Clinical provides the student the opportunity to care for the older adult in hospitals, long-term care, home care, and while involved in community activities. Students have the opportunity to integrate special needs of the older adult related to physical and psychosocial changes of aging into nursing care and consider strategies to promote health and reduce the potential of risk, particularly related to medication administration in this population. Students will also provide palliative and end-of-life care while supporting the client and their support system. Students will also explore the impact of care delivery in the long-term care and rehabilitation facilities.
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