Prerequisite: Admission into the RN to BSN Completion Program. This course focuses on the application of the nursing process to aggregates and populations in the aging community and is based on a synthesis of knowledge in nursing, public health, and related disciplines. Assessment of the strengths, weaknesses, and health issues of the aging population will be used to plan, implement, and evaluate health promotion. Clinical learning experiences are designed to develop skill in application of the nursing process in promoting the health of communities by addressing priority health problems. The role of the nurse as health promoter, teacher, political advocate, research consumer and care provider will be emphasized.