GERO 510 Policy, Aging, and Ethics

Examination of the major ethical/social/political issues arising domestically and globally regarding the care and treatment of the aging person.  Issues surrounding client autonomy, the level of self-care, financial, social and governmental support, along with caregiver and familial roles will be the focus of the course. Existing health care policies will be analyzed in light of these issues.

 

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Admission to School of Graduate Studies

General Education

Offered

  • Spring