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Biological And Psychological Aspects Of Aging

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This course examines the process of aging and explores health care programming and support systems that promote the health of the aging population. These topics are applied in a health administration context to disease prevention, health maintenance, and selected disorders that effect health and independent living.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Influences of Pharmacology and Nutrition

    • Analyze the factors related to nutritional status on aging and pharmacology interactions.
    • Examine aspects of pharmacology management.

    End of Life Issues

    • Explain the five stages of grief.
    • Analyze individual and societal attitudes about death and dying.

    Age-Based Programs and Services

    • Examine the utilization of age-based services and discuss their effect on aging and the older adult.
    • Analyze the issues related to providing age-based programs and services.

    Biology of Aging

    • Examine the theoretical framework of aging and life span.
    • Explain the biological aspects and changes of aging.

    Cognitive Aspects of Aging

    • Explain factors related to cognitive aspects of aging.
    • Describe cognitive impairments associated with aging.
    • Examine current research and treatment options for cognitive impairments.

    Influences on Healthy Aging

    • Analyze factors that affect healthy aging.
    • Describe changes associated with functional performance and the aging body.
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