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Dementia Care Overview

Code:
HLT 6681

Providing a holistic model of care for clients diagnosed with dementia is the philosophy used in this introductory course. Students explore differences between healthy aging and dementia, and learn about the assessment and diagnosis of this neurocognitive disorder. Appropriate physical and emotional environment, effects of dementia on clients, caregivers and the family unit are explored/studied. The role of research and the importance of public and professional education are also discussed.


Textbooks:

  • Fall - None required
  • Spring/Summer - None required

Scheduled Dates

CRN Day Date Time Hours Location/
Delivery Method
Fee Availability
30295May 10, 2022 to August 16, 202212:00 am - 12:01 am24Online$254.05
10264September 13, 2022 to December 20, 202212:00 am - 12:01 am24Online$254.05
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