Healthy Adult Aging

Code: OLRN1192

Course description

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.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: OLRN1204
Corequisites: None
Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019. Winter 2020 registration opens November 4, 2019.