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552/652 Understanding and Intervening in Common Mental Health Problems of Elders
Credit hours: 3 per Quarter
Cluster: Gerontology,
https://www.ohsu.edu/xd/education/schools/school-of-nursing/students/Catalog-and-Handbook.cfm

 

Course Level: Masters

Course Type: Masters

IPE: No

Course Open to: all

Institution:Oregon Health and Science University

Pre-requisites: See catalog.

Course Description: This course focuses on the major mental health issues faced by older adults and their family caregivers: dementia, delirium, depression. Other mental health issues that affect the older population are also covered, including: substance abuse and issues at end-of-life. The theoretical and research base for mental health nursing interventions will be presented. Emphasis will be placed on helping nurses in research and advanced practice understand the specific dynamics of the older adult’s mental health concerns and develop interventions, programs or research tailored to meet the needs of older individuals and their family members or caregivers across a variety of settings.

 

Method of Instruction: asynchronous

Delivery Platform: Sakai

Campus visits required: 0

Course Contact: Kate Wildeck

email: wildeck@ohsu.edu

 

Tuition: $550 per quarter hour

 

Other considerations: N/A

 

Available Seats by Semester for this course:

 

SPRING 2019

Section: 1
Instructor:Glenise McKenzie
Seats:3
Credits: 3 / Quarter



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