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Dementia Care Overview

HLT 6681

You will explore normal aging versus dementia, including secondary influences and a focus on assessment and diagnosis. The main emphasis of this course will be on philosophy of care, i.e. providing a holistic model of care in the existing medical model. Other topics include appropriate physical and emotional environment, the effects of disease on caregivers, and clients, the family unit, the role of research in care giving, and continuing education.


  • Winter - None required

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10489January 12, 2021 to April 20, 202112:00 am - 12:01 am24Online$254.02
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