2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Dec 10, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HEPR 242 - Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

Credits: Three (3)
This course presents the behavioral, affective, cognitive, physiological and causative theories of delirium and dementia. The assessment of individuals with cognitive impairment and interventions for the related disorders are discussed. The course also examines the effects of Alzheimer’s Disease on the total family functioning. The impact of this disease on the physical, emotional and social health of the caregiver is explored. Caregiver burden is defined and ways of assisting the caregiver are outlined.
Cross-listed: SRLM-242
Prerequisite: SRLM-150 or HEPR-150