Healthy Aging and Care of the Older Adult

Code: PSW1055

Course description

This course builds upon the principles of health promotion and disease prevention by exploring the personal support workers role in early detection and intervention strategies to support older adults with aging in place. Learners will explore evidence-informed strategies that personal support workers can use within their role in regards to assisting community dwelling older adults. Evidence-informed strategies to support family caregivers will also be examined.

Course details

Hours: 21
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: PSW1045
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

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Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.