Apr 23, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

CHHS 30300 - Interdisciplinary Healthcare in Gerontology


Research that encompasses the holistic aspect of geriatric health care that promotes healthy aging and optimal quality of life is included in the course study. A focus of ageism and stigmatization are integrated into the course. Geriatric health assessment and correlation of physiological disease processes such as diabetes, vascular disease, cardiac, pulmonary, and renal disease are studied. Psychological disease processes that include dementia, depression, and etiologies of behavioral changes commonly experienced by the elderly population are emphasized.

Cr. 3.