This course focuses on common health deviations which affects the geriatric population.  The nursing process will continue to be utilized to provide care for patients in various health care settings, which include mental health, extended care, ambulatory, and community care health settings.  Leadership and management skills as it relates to the LPN scope of practice will be discussed.  Advanced psychomotor skills are practiced and evaluated in the laboratory.  Clinical experiences will be provided in acute, longterm and community care settings.  (Fall and Spring Semesters)

Seven clinical hours per week .  Sixty classroom hours and thirty laboratory hours.