Offered: Spring 2021
- 3 Credit Hours
- Limited to 15 participants
Description of Course
GERO 498. Seminar in Gerontological Studies. 3 Units.
Major themes in gerontology. Seminar members choose a problem area, explore the relevant literature from a multi-disciplinary perspective, and develop a research project using knowledge gained through community observation and library exploration.
GERO 498 is required for the UCAH post baccalaureate Certificate in Gerontology; in addition students can take this as an elective course for their major without enrolling in Certificate in Gerontology Program.
CWRU Students: Register through SIS
Non-degree Students: Contact Christine Borkan, FPB Registrar, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 216.368.2183
|Module Date||Content Focuse|
|Week 1||January||Overview of the UCAH and Course.
General Introduction and review of learning objectives.
|Week 2||January||Functioning in Older Age (Debunking Myths)|
|Week 3||February||Aging in Place|
|Week 4||February||Psychosocial Theories
|Week 5||February||Oral Health in Older Adults|
|Week 6||February||Healthcare Quality and Safety|
|Week 7||March||Policy making an Older Adults|
|Week 8||March||Spring Break|
|Week 9||March||Aging and Geriatric Mental Health:
• Depression, delirium, dementia
|Week 10||March||Health Disparities and Chronic Illness:
Focus - Hypertension in Older Adults
|Week 11||April||Program for All Inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE)|
|Week 14||April||Student Presentations|
|Week 15||April||Student Presentation
Discussion of The Mature Mind by Cohen