NURSING & AGING WK 4

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Week 4: Question for Discussion 

(Wk # 4: May 25 to May 31 - Main post under Assignment by Wed, May 27 at 11:59 PM EST). 


Chapter 7 - Economic and Legal Issues.Chapter

Chapter 8 - Assessment and Documentation for Optimal Care.

Questions: 

The gerontological nurse is responsible to conduct a complete “head-to-toe” physical assessment. There are several considerations of common changes in late life during physical assessment discussed in your textbook. ( Ebersole and Hess' Gerontological Nursing and Healthy Aging 5th ed

Author: Theris A. Touhy; Kathleen F. Jett  Year: 2018 )


1. Mention at least 3 common changes in late life that the gerontological nurse needs to have in consideration during a physical assessment.

2. Explain each one of them.


Guidelines: The answer should be based on the knowledge obtained from reading the book, no just your opinion. 

Grading Criteria: Student mentioned 3 common changes in late life that the gerontological nurse needs to have in consideration during a physical assessment (30%). Student explained each one of them (70%).

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