This course provides an overview of the practice of providing care to geriatric populations. This includes an understanding of common syndromes, conditions and diseases that are relevant to the quality of life in older adults.
Students must be registered students in good standing at the University of Florida. The course is open to individuals from all disciplines.
|Module 1||Introduction; The Geriatric Patient|
|Module 2||Role of a Geriatrician and Other Care Team Members|
|Module 5||Dementia and Cognitive Impairment (Part 1)|
|Module 6||Dementia and Cognitive Impairment (Part 2)|
|Module 7||Falls and Falls Prevention|
|Module 8||Urinary Incontinence|
|Module 10||Weight Loss and Malnutrition|
|Module 13||Understanding Medicare Benefits|
|Module 14||Preventative Care for Older Adults and the Annual Medicare Wellness Visit|
|Module 15||Understanding Acute and Post-Acute Care Facilities of Older Adults|
Required and Recommended Textbooks
Students will not be required to purchase a textbook for this course. All readings will be accessible via the Internet, posted on the course web site, and/or available through the UF library.
Distance Education and UF Online Students enjoy the same library privileges as on-campus students.
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