Course Description

This course will give students an opportunity to expand their knowledge and skill related to the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health of the elderly client and family in institutional and community settings. Assessment of the physical and psychosocial well-being of elderly clients, their families and plans of care based on nursing theory will be presented. Current research findings in nursing and related fields will be presented and discussed.

Sample Course Outline

Sample Classroom Course Outline


The scheduling reflects the classroom-based instruction. In addition, students are required to participate in a mandatory weekly Internet component.

Students enrolled in Internet sections of this course are required to write the course test and/or exams online at preassigned dates and times. The end dates for these sections have been adjusted to accommodate this requirement. Details will be provided at the start of each course.

See the Nursing website, www.ryerson.ca/ce/nursing, for further information. 


Prerequisites: (CNUC 832  and CNUR 805 and CNUR 816) or (NSE 32B and NSE 31B and NSE 407 and NSE 306)
Corequisite: NSE 418 or CNCL 800

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