2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 26, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

HS 272 - Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

(REC 272 )

This course will address the major causes of cognitive impairment in the aging, affecting 6-10% of those over the age of 65, of which two-thirds have Alzheimer’s disease. Since increasing age is the greatest risk factor for dementia, this course will prepare those involved in the field of aging to better understand and manage the disease. This course is designed for formal healthcare professionals as well as direct caregivers.

This course is applicable to the liberal arts requirements of the curriculum.
1 semester 3 credits.