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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Not all courses are offered each term. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019. Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019.