You will explore the nursing care required to support older adults (and their families) experiencing common health alterations and loss, grief and/or death. You will review the growth and development of the older adult. You will explore issues related to older adults (including the healthy adaptive older person, the effects of ageism, elder abuse and neglect, the caregiver role and institutionalization). You will examine drug related issues affecting older adults.
Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves 27,000 distinct students through applied learning opportunities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve every economic and public service sector. As a polytechnic, the organization provides the depth of learning appropriate to employer and student need, including certificate, diploma and degree programs, and apprenticeship training. Saskatchewan Polytechnic engages in applied research, drawing on faculty expertise to support innovation by employers, and providing students the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills.