Dementia Care Curriculum

Dementia Care Curriculum


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Dementia Care

Suggested Course List

Dementia Care

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Dementia Care

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Dementia Care

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Dementia Care Certificate

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Dementia Care Certificate

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Dementia Care Certificate

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Dementia Care Certificate

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Gerontology Pathway

2018-19

Gerontology Pathway

2017-18

Summer 2018 Class Offerings

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Summer 2018 Class Offerings

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Summer 2018 Class Offerings

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Summer 2018 Class Offerings

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Required Program Courses

10544100
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Develop effective communication strategies and supportive interview techniques that enhance rapport and relationships with aging populations. Apply ethical principles, standards and boundaries that acknowledge self-determination.
10544105
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Examine the signs, symptoms and stages of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia and how these diseases affect physiology and brain function. This course focuses on the principles of communicating and providing care to individuals with memory loss and confusion while learning the best practices for dealing with behavior changes, challenges with the activities of daily living, and strategies to assist caregivers.
10544107
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Explore societal, cultural, and personal views of death, dying, and bereavement. Examine losses experienced during the course of aging beyond the physical and emotional process of death and dying. Determine strategies for healthy transitions in coping with loss.
10544111
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Analyze legal and financial concepts and structures including Power of Attorney for health care/finance, guardianships, trusts, reallocation of assets, spending down, Medicare/Medicaid benefits, supplemental insurance, Social Security, elder abuse/neglect, financial exploitation, and relevant governmental policies. Apply knowledge through advocacy to benefit aging adults on local, state and federal levels.

Total: 12 Credits


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Rice Lake Admissions Contact

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5220

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Ashland Admissions Contact

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 3195

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New Richmond Admissions Contact

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 4339

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Superior Admissions Contact

Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 6243

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