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2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
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HPR 067 - Aging and Long-Term Care

Semester Hours: 3
Fall, Spring
Provides an introduction to the field of health and physical function as it relates to aging, chronic disease risk and susceptibility. Current gold standards for prevention at all levels of health and disease among the elderly, evidence-based disease management techniques and processes recommended for the most common chronic illnesses, and the options available for intermittent and continuous long-term care will be reviewed. Demographic trends and predictions of future supply and demand for health and social services will be presented. Topics of interest to the general population that concern institutionalization, health insurance, and the role of the medical model in how it impacts health care and long-term care will be debated.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
(Formerly Gerontological Health.)





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