Overview of Dementia Care
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Overview of Dementia Care - OEL566
Credits: 2 (Online)
Normal aging versus dementia will be discussed including secondary influences along with a focus on assessment and diagnosis. The main emphasis of this course will be on philosophy of care, i.e. providing a holistic model of care within the existing medical model. Appropriate physical and emotional environment, effects of disease on caregiver and client, the family unit, role of research on caregiving, importance of ongoing education to maintain competence, etc., will be discussed.
January 14, 2020 - April 21, 2020
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