Being and Elder-Advocate: Gerontological Social Action

Being and Elder-Advocate: Gerontological Social Action - GER232
Credits:
3

In this course, students will study the ethical, legal, cultural, medical, and social issues of elders and relate content to practice. Students will learn strategies to be a positive advocate for older individuals and/or groups. A 30-hour clinical experience will provide active learning opportunities to apply knowledge of elder advocacy and social action via the development of a program plan to invoke positive change to benefit older persons.