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NNI1102 Health and Health Challenges for Older Adults
Credit Points: 15
This unit will enable students to develop their knowledge of normal ageing, the contribution of the elderly to society, and the health challenges commonly experienced during old age. Nursing interventions and approaches aimed at maintaining the best possible level of wellness and quality of life for the older person will be examined. Care structures and care management issues will be addressed and relevant legal and ethical issues identified. End of life care for the older person will also be covered in this unit.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
Y79Bachelor of Science (Nursing Studies)
Y79Bachelor of Science (Nursing Studies) - Bunbury
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013