Dec 08, 2019  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

GER 3302 - Gerontological Theory to Practice

Credits: 3 hrs
Students are exposed to and will model appropriate behavior when dealing with elderly individuals who are aging normally or who are experiencing a variety of mental, physical and social dysfunctions. Techniques, practices and available technology employed to assist the learning and independent function of the individual are discussed. In addition, ethical treatment of individuals and how to structure an environment to allow for independence are presented. Students will design a space and a program to address the needs of a specific elderly individual or group.
Pre-requisite(s): GER 2401