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BARTON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGECOURSE SYLLABUSI.GENERAL COURSE INFORMATIONCourse Number:NURS 1210Course Title:GERONTOLOGICAL NURSINGCredit Hours:2 (Theory: 2 cr hr = 25 contact hours)Prerequisites:NURS 1206, NURS 1207, NURS 1228, & NURS 1255 with aminimum grade of 80% (B) and a satisfactory rating in clinical/labcomponent.Division/Discipline:WTCE/NURSINGCourse Description:This course is designed to explore issues related to aging adults.Course content addresses the impact of ageism, alterations inphysiological and psychosocial functioning, and the role of thepractical nurse in caring for older adult clients across acontinuum of care.II.INSTRUCTOR INFORMATIONIII.COLLEGE POLICIESStudents and faculty of Barton Community College constitute a special communityengaged in the process of education. The college assumes that its students and facultywill demonstrate a code of personal honor that is based upon courtesy, integrity, commonsense and respect for others both within and outside the classroom.Plagiarism on any academic endeavors at Barton Community College will not betolerated.The student is responsible for learning the rules of, and avoid instances of,intentional or unintentional plagiarism.Information about academic integrity is locatedin the Student Handbook.The College reserves the right to suspend a student for conduct that is determined to bedetrimental to the College’s educational endeavors as outlined in the College Catalog,Student handbook, and College Policy & Procedure Manual. (Most up-to-date documentsare available on the College webpage.)Any student seeking an accommodation under provisions of the Americans withDisabilities Act (ADA) is to notify Student Support Services via email at[email protected]IV.COURSE AS VIEWED IN THE TOTAL CURRICULUMGerontological Nursing is designed to fulfill the curriculum approved by the Kansas StateBoard of Nursing for Practical Nurse/Associate Degree completion.This course willprovide a foundation for continued progression in the nursing program. Gerontological1

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