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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CNUR 820</span>

CNUR 820 Gerontological and Geriatric Nursing


Degree Credit
Community Services Program Area


Prerequisite(s): (CNUC 832 and CNUR 805 and CNUR 816) or (NSE 32B and NSE 31B and CNSE 407 and NSE 306)
Corequisite(s): CNSE 418 or CNCL 800;
Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $629.03* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)
Available through Distance Education


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.

Note: In order to take this course, you must be a Regulated Registered Nurse (RN) and have a registration/licensure with a College of Nurses in a Canadian province or territory. You must also be formally admitted to the post diploma BScN degree through the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing prior to enrolment in this course.

Students enrolled in Internet sections of this course are required to write the course test and/or exams online at preassigned dates and times that may vary or extend past the scheduled course end date. Details will be provided at the start of each course.

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

Sample Classroom Course Outline

Fall 2017
Enrolment for Fall 2017 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Fall 2017
Winter 2018
Enrolment for Winter 2018 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet15 Jan 2018 - 14 Apr 2018
Spring/Summer 2018
This term is not yet open for enrolment via the Shopping Cart. Priority enrolment for certificate students for this term begins on February 12, 2018. Regular enrolment begins on February 26, 2018.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Spring/Summer 2018.

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