Health Issues and Transitions


Examines the issue of the aging United States population and its impact on the health care delivery system. Impact of culture, societal issues, and ethnicity on perceptions and attitudes toward aging. Physiological changes of aging, common diseases of the aged and the resulting demands for health care, alternative living accommodation options, technology's impact on the provisions of health care, and the dying to bereavement process are examined in theoretical study and writing intensive assignments. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): ENL111. (Cultural Diversity, Science, Technology and Society, Writing Enriched)


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