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Pathophysiology Related to Aging

To enable Registered Nurses to further develop their knowledge of human physiology in order to identify and differentiate age related changes and pathophysiological processes.

Course Code GCPR701
Level 7
Credits 5


Analyse changes in physiology related to chronological ageing and how these differ from pathological changes.

Examine the relationship between pathophysiological alterations and functional status in the ageing person to ensure best practice and enhance patient outcomes.

Critically analyse common health alterations occurring in the ageing person and apply to nursing and collaborative management.

Critically analyse the effects of key aspects of age related and pathological changes in relation to pharmacological therapy and evaluation.

Delivered as part of the following programmes