This course examines the normal physiological, psychological, social and spiritual changes affecting aging adults using the Holistic Approach to wellness. Normal physiological and anatomical changes, as well as the dysfunctional effects of common health problems will be examined. The process of normal psychological and social aging will be addressed as well as abnormal factors such as cognitive decline. Additional topics will include spirituality, changing requirements for physical activity, and health promotion measures. Students will learn common medical terminology and charting techniques related to aging clients.
Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.
Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.
Not all courses are offered each term.Fall 2023 registration opens July 24, 2023. Winter 2024 registration opens November 27, 2023.
In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration
Online - Asynchronous: 100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates
Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates
Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery