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Aging 101 (Spring 2019)

Time limit: 45 days
12.0 credits

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Full course description

Course 1: Aging 101  |  Bernard Steinman, Ph.D.|  Course Dates:  April 1, 2019 — May 10, 2019  | CE Hrs: 12

Objectives

· Understand key issues pertaining to the study of aging, including basic social, biological and psychological theories that guide the field of gerontology;

· Display general understanding of adult development and the process of aging, including physical, sensory perceptual, cognitive, social and emotional development throughout adulthood;

· Appreciate macro-level influences on adult development, including the impact of social policy issues, the healthcare system, and demographic trends;

· Show awareness of the importance of roles, expectations, and stereotypes and attitudes with respect to the health and well-being of older adults; and,

· Be knowledgeable and conversation about key issues and controversies inherent in individual and population aging