Course Descriptions and Outlines

Gerontology and Aging Care Courses

Psychosocial Aspects of Aging

Students will become familiar with societal views of aging and the elderly. Students will understand the psychological, sociological, economic, political, and diversity aspects of aging. Students will also learn of the psychosocial challenges of caregivers as well as availability of resources for end of life issues. Students will learn various communication strategies. Prerequisites: None Co-requisites: None

Credits: 3.00

Credit Breakdown: Lecture 3.00
Lab 0
On the job training n/a

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