Spring | Full
Course name Gerontological Nursing and Rehabilitation
Course date 08.04.2024 - 02.06.2024
Institution Novia University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field Health and Wellbeing HUB
Teacher Marica Hinders
Available for open UAS For Free
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 02.12.2023 - 07.04.2024

Gerontological Nursing and Rehabilitation

08.04.2024 - 02.06.2024

Course description


  • Specific caring needs for the elderly patient
  • Health promotion, the prevention of diseases and disabilities in older adults, and use this knowledge for patient guidance
  • Specific diseases for the older adults
  • Memory disorders and nursing care of persons with memory disorders
  • Pharmacology and nutrition in elderly care
  • Habilitation and rehabilitation of the elderly person
  • Rehabilitation and habilitation at different ages and persons with special needs
  • Patient organizations
  • Person-centered care
  • Pain assessment
  • Gerotechnology
  • Acute gerontology


Previous knowledge: Clinical Nursing 1 and First Aid and Basic Nursing

Assessment criteria

Evaluation: Exam Group work Pair work assessment assignment

Course way of working and time table

Time: 8.4–2.6.2024 The course is online only with recorded lessons