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Syllabus 2018-19 - 10012009 - Gerontological Nursing (Enfermería del envejecimiento)

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DEGREE: Grado en Enfermería (10012009)
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

DEGREE: Doble Grado en Enfermería y Fisioterapia (10512009)
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Gerontological Nursing
CODE: 10012009 (*) ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 3 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: VILLAR DÁVILA, RAFAEL
DEPARTMENT: U135 - ENFERMERÍA
FIELD OF STUDY: 255 - ENFERMERÍA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - 223 E-MAIL: rvillar@ujaen.es P: 212018
WEBSITE: -
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 1
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

UNIT I.- GENERAL ASPECTS OF THE AGING PROCESS

Basic concepts and definitions in Geriatrics and Gerontology
Aging process: Criteria that define it
Aging in figures. Statistical data
Theories of aging

UNIT II.- CULTURAL AND SOCIAL ASPECTS OF AGING

Ethnographic and historical contributions about old age
The aging process in different cultures
Psychosocial, cultural and economic aspects of old age.
Social and family environment. Isolation and social uprooting.
Retirement.

UNIT III.- CHARACTERISTICS OF THE AGING PROCESS. HEALTHY ANCIENT

Characteristics of the aging process
Biological, psychological and social changes inherent in aging.
Influence of changes in the satisfaction of human needs:
Need to Breathe
Need to drink and eat.
Need to Eliminate. Need to Move, maintain good posture
Need to sleep and rest. Need to Dress and undress
Need to maintain body temperature
Need to be clean and neat and protect the teguments
Need for Security
Need for communication and expression of sexuality
Need to act according to beliefs and values
Need to take care to perform and recreate
Need to learn

UNIT IV.- THE ELDERLY AND HEALTH PROBLEMS. NURSING ATTENTION.

The geriatric patient
Characteristics of the nursing role in the care of the elderly.
Geriatric Syndromes: Falls in the elderly.
Most frequent health problems in older adults.

UNIT I.- GENERAL ASPECTS OF THE AGING PROCESS

Basic concepts and definitions in Geriatrics and Gerontology
Aging process: Criteria that define it
Aging in figures. Statistical data
Theories of aging

UNIT II.- CULTURAL AND SOCIAL ASPECTS OF AGING

Ethnographic and historical contributions about old age
The aging process in different cultures
Psychosocial, cultural and economic aspects of old age.
Social and family environment. Isolation and social uprooting.
Retirement.

UNIT III.- CHARACTERISTICS OF THE AGING PROCESS. HEALTHY ANCIENT

Characteristics of the aging process
Biological, psychological and social changes inherent in aging.
Influence of changes in the satisfaction of human needs:
Need to Breathe
Need to drink and eat.
Need to Eliminate. Need to Move, maintain good posture
Need to sleep and rest. Need to Dress and undress
Need to maintain body temperature
Need to be clean and neat and protect the teguments
Need for Security
Need for communication and expression of sexuality
Need to act according to beliefs and values
Need to take care to perform and recreate
Need to learn

UNIT IV.- THE ELDERLY AND HEALTH PROBLEMS. NURSING ATTENTION.

The geriatric patient
Characteristics of the nursing role in the care of the elderly.
Geriatric Syndromes: Falls in the elderly.
Most frequent health problems in older adults.

UNIT V.- ACTIVE AGING. NURSING ACTIVITIES
• Preventive gerontology. Health promotion for older adults, prevention of diseases and identification of risk factors
• Active aging: Healthy lifestyles.
• Promotion of the quality of life. Nursing activities
• Abuse of the elderly: domestic and institutional.
UNIT VI.- RESOURCES AND ORGANIZATION OF ASSISTANCE TO THE ELDERLY
• Functions of the gerontology nursing professional. Theories and models
• The interdisciplinary team.
• Systems of health. Resources and organization of national and international assistance
• Alternative health systems
Laboratory practices:
1. Stereotypes I
2. Stereotypes II.
3. Statistical and demographic aspects.
4. Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment: Emotional Competencies I
5. Comprehensive geriatric assessment: emotional competences II.
6. Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment: emotional competences III.
7. Registries of geriatric assessment.
8. Simulation of care situations I
9. Simulation of care situations II.
10. Simulation of care situations III

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Classroom lectures in large group.
    Workshops: Laboratory practices, simulations, group dynamics
based on experimentation, debates, computer classroom.
    Guided learning activities: Academically directed work in small
groups.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

ASPECT: Concepts of the subject treated in the subject

CRITERIA:

Adequacy of the answer to the question. Concretion to the case

Detail and synthesis of the response.

Structured written expression. Domain and application of content

It takes 5 to pass the subject

INSTRUMENT: Theoretical examination of clinical cases

WEIGHT: 65%

ASPECT: Assistance and performance of LABORATORY PRACTICES
(simulated clinical situations)

CRITERIA:

Compulsory attendance

Active participation in class and in care simulations.
Participation in group discussions and dynamics. Skill in carrying
out procedures and tasks

It takes 5 to pass the subject

INSTRUMENT: Control lists. Observation and teacher's notes on the
skill. Notes on the execution of group dynamics. Examination of
protocols and skills acquired

WEIGHT: 20%

ASPECT: Performing group work (PBL) and clinical cases

CRITERIA:

Deliver the works properly structured and written

Coherence of the work with the expected results and competences.

Work in team

Presentation and defense

INSTRUMENT: Portfolio, presentation and oral defense

WEIGHT: 15%

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Enfermería gerontológica. Edition: 2ª ed.. Author: Tabloski, Patricia A.. Publisher: Madrid : Prentice Hall, 2010.  (Library)