Kristen H Archbold
Guided survey of the experimental literature of major topics in physiological nursing, including cardiopulmonary, biology of aging, neuromuscular, cancer, and endocrine. Conducted as a seminar with analysis and discussion of selected topics and readings. Implications for future research and healthcare emphasized.
Presentation and discussion of biological and biochemical theories of aging. This will include examination of various animal models, analysis of research basis, and the relevance of research findings to maintenance of health. Critical analysis of major physiological and pathological changes that occur with aging in various systems. The implications for nursing care in relation to these age-related changes will be examined.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Didadtic instruction, seminar discussions.
Required course for students in Adult/Older Adult pathway, open to other graduate students.
Class assignments and grading
Text reading prior to seminar, presentation of seminar topic, written paper and cumulative exam
Seminar participation and presentation, paper, cumulative exam.