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University of Utah    
 
    
 
  Dec 14, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog
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GERON 5050 - Best Practices in Geriatric Care

3 Credit(s)

Components: Lecture

Meets with GERON 6050. The course presents an overview of best practices in the care of the older client and his/her family. Included in the course are assessment and management of safety risks, and symptoms, and syndromes common in older adults emphasizing evidence-based practices. Included are detection and management of pain, falls, medication safety, end of life care, and behavioral syndromes. The impact of attitudes, ethical issues, special communication needs, and culture on formal and familial care giving are also considered.


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