Thesis (Campus Access Only)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
School of Nursing
This study will examine why the elderly population in the United States is at high risk for contracting and spreading sexually transmitted diseases. Through a review of literature, many different risk factors will be identified and discussed. The study will also include methods of prevention to protect this population. Education strategies will also be discussed, not only for the members of the elderly population, but for the health care professionals who treat them. By identifying risk factors, providing education, and learning about prevention, the rate sexually transmitted diseases are being spread will decrease among the elderly population.
Winslow, Catherine, "Sexually Transmitted Infections in the Elderly: Nursing Implications for Prevention and Education" (2014). Honors Theses. 34.