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Gerontology

Gerontology

This course is designed to cover the psychological, social, and physical aspects of aging.  Emphasis is placed on the factors that promote mental and physical well-being.  Upon completion, students should be able to recognize the aging process at individual and population levels, understand how aging influences society, and ho society influences the aging process, be able to examine disease patterns, and how we can age successfully.

Gerontologists are aware of life transitions and experiences encountered through those transitions.  Some examples may include retirement, end-of-life planning, and losing loved ones.  These are all a part of the aging process.  Gerontologists are prepared to help people navigate the long-term care system and are able to connect older individuals with organizations that can meet their needs.


Minimum Number of Students: 5

Contact Info: Leann Pate at Leann_Pate@Davidsondavie.edu

Course Offerings:

Course Code: NUR-3279-1
Cost: $125
Hours: 45
Location: ONLINE
Start Date: January 03, 2023
End Date: February 20, 2023
Course Code: NUR-3279-1
Cost: $125
Hours: 45
Location: ONLINE
Start Date: April 03, 2023
End Date: May 22, 2023