Spring 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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GERON 300    Sociology of Aging    3 Units

Same As: SOC 335
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the aged and aging process with emphasis on social factors affecting and affected by an aging population. It includes an analysis of demographics, history of aging in America, social conditions, resources and support systems, employment, retirement, social class/cultural differences. Not open to students who have completed SOC 335.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Chevraux           ARC MAIN Online          26567 
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Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC P.Abbott-Enz         ARC MAIN Online          23927 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          26663 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          27251 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19
    12:01AM-11:59PM

This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


GERON 302    Psychology of Aging: Adult Development and Aging    3 Units

Same As: PSYC 374
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the physical, psychological, and social aspects of the aging process including the interactions between the elderly and the rest of society. Topics include an analysis of stereotypes, social bonds, environmental factors, sexuality, physical health, mental health, death, and bereavement. Not open to students who have completed PSYC 374.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC B.Gillogly           ARC MAIN D 203           22597 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          23969 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          23791 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          25123 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          25253 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


GERON 304    Ethical Issues and Client's Rights    3 Units

Same As: HSER 310
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: HSER 300
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a comprehensive exploration of the basic ethical issues involving human services delivery. Topics include professional ethics, confidentiality, counselor and clients' rights, and other areas involving ethical controversies. This course is not open to students who have completed HSER 310.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN D 112           22593 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Bertaccini         ARC MAIN D 103           22595 Textbook


GERON 310    Social Service Designee: Role and Responsibility    2.5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or ENGWR 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the role of the Social Services Designee in long-term care. The focus is on family, patient adjustment, and dementia. It also covers documentation for the Social Services Designee working in long-term care.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 23-Feb 27
Sa        08:00AM-05:50PM LEC S.Fong               ARC MAIN D 111           28005 
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Sa        08:00AM-05:50PM LEC S.Fong               ARC MAIN D 111           28005 Textbook
No class on February 13, 2010.


GERON 311    Social Services Designee: Legal Issues and End-of-Life Decisions    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or ENGWR 103, and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320, ESLW 320 or placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course covers legal issues involved with long-term care. The focus is on probate, wills, trusts, power of attorney, conservatorship, consent, and right-to-die issues.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 06-Mar 13
Sa        08:00AM-05:50PM LEC G.Yount              ARC MAIN D 111           28007 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.


GERON 312    Social Services Designee: Fieldwork    1 Unit

Prerequisite: GERON 310 and 311 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an opportunity to explore the social services designee role in a long-term care facility and to apply knowledge gained to long-term care experience in the area of social services.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 20-Apr 10
Sa        09:00AM-05:50PM LEC S.Fong                TBA TBA                 33046 
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Sa        09:00AM-05:50PM LEC S.Fong                TBA TBA                 33046 Textbook


GERON 334    Reminiscence Therapy    3 Units

Same As: PSYC 379
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the basic theory and techniques of reminiscence therapy and provides experience in planning, facilitating, and evaluating reminiscence groups with the elderly in an institutional setting. Off-campus supervision by an activity professional in a long-term care setting is required for internet modality. It is not open to students who have completed PSYC 379.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Rm 609A         27317 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.


GERON 340    Nutrition for Healthy Aging    3 Units

Same As: NUTRI 324
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to nutritional concerns as they apply to the elderly, their implications in the aging process, and the environmental, economic and culture factors affecting nutritional status. This course is not open to students who have completed NUTRI 324.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Alejandre          ARC MAIN Online          22599 
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Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


GERON 360    Ethnic Diversity and Aging    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of ethnicity as a factor in the aging process. Emphasis is on values, beliefs and culture, and their impact on the design and delivery of senior services. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 09-Mar 15
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN Online          29537 
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This class meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


GERON 366    Coping with Death and Related Bereavement    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an exploration of our societal and personal views of death, dying, and bereavement with the focus on ways in which our Western society treats the subject of death. Topics include right-to-die issues and the theoretical stages of death and bereavement. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 13-Mar 13
Sa        08:00AM-05:50PM LEC N.Miller             ARC MAIN D 106           32471 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.


GERON 368    Mental Health and Aging    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of mental health as it is impacted by the aging process. Emphasis is on correlates of mental health, incidence of mental illness, depression, dementia, substance abuse, intervention, and mental health resources for seniors. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 10-Apr 10
Sa        08:00AM-05:50PM LEC K.Litzenberg         ARC MAIN D 106           32472 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.


GERON 430    Introduction to Activity Coordinator    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the role and responsibilities of an Activity Coordinator in long-term care facilities. Topics include program planning, utilizing volunteers, budgeting, and working as a team. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 19-Jan 25
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Abbott-Enz         ARC MAIN Online          28199 
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This class meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


GERON 432    Interviewing and Counseling Techniques with Elderly    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of basic counseling and interviewing techniques when working with older adults. The focus is on communication skills, interviewing techniques, and specific therapeutic approaches to working with impaired older persons. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 26-Feb 01
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Chevraux           ARC MAIN Online          28201 
Textbook
This class meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


GERON 434    Hearing and Speech - Age Changes    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: GERON 432.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of age-related changes in speech and hearing. The techniques for working with impaired older adults and development of positive communication with seniors will be emphasized. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 02-Feb 08
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Chevraux           ARC MAIN Online          28203 
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NOTE: This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


GERON 436    Documentation: State and Federal Regulations Part I    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: GERON 434.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of Title 22 regulations and required documentation as it relates to activity coordinators. Topics include activity assessments, social histories, monthly updates, care plans, and quarterly reviews. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 13-Apr 19
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Abbott-Enz         ARC MAIN Online          28217 
Textbook
NOTE: This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


GERON 438    Documentation: State and Federal Regulations Part II    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: GERON 440.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or ENGWR 103, and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of state and federal regulations governing activity coordinators in a health care facility and the necessary documentation required to comply with these regulations. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 20-Apr 26
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Abbott-Enz         ARC MAIN Online          28219 
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NOTE: This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


GERON 440    Etiology of Illness in Later Life    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: GERON 436.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or ENGWR 103, and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of the etiology of major illnesses found in the aging population, focusing on indications and contraindications for activities. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 09-Mar 15
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Reed               ARC MAIN Online          28211 
Textbook
NOTE: This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Chevraux           ARC MAIN Online          28211 Textbook
NOTE: This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


GERON 442    Social and Psychological Forces of Aging    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: GERON 438.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or ENGWR 103, and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320 AND ESLW 320.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course in an overview of basic psychological and social forces affecting an individual upon entering long-term care. Topics include depression, role loss, myths, and potential benefits and problems of working with families. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 16-Feb 22
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Chevraux           ARC MAIN Online          28209 
Textbook
NOTE: This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


GERON 444    Dementia: Behaviors and Activity    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: GERON 442.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or ENGWR 103, and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320 AND ESLW 320.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of dementia and memory loss. Topics will focus on types, characteristics, communications, behavior management, and caregiving of dementia patients. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 02-Mar 08
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Moore              ARC MAIN Online          28205 
Textbook
NOTE: This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


GERON 446    Effective Leadership Skills    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: GERON 444.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or ENGWR 103, and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320 AND ESLW 320.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of the fundamentals of leadership for the activity coordinator. Strategies for information processing, problem solving, and decision making will be included. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 23-Mar 01
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Abbott-Enz         ARC MAIN Online          28207 
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NOTE: This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


GERON 448    Community Agencies and Resources    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: GERON 450.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or ENGWR 103, and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320 AND ESLW 320.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of community resources and how to use them within the health care facility. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 16-Mar 22
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Abbott-Enz         ARC MAIN Online          28213 
Textbook
NOTE: This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


GERON 450    Needs-Based Programming    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: GERON 442.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or ENGWR 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 AND ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of the importance of needs-based activity planning and its impact on the individual in long-term care. The focus is on developing a specific activity designed to meet a specific patient's needs. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 06-Apr 12
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Reed               ARC MAIN Online          28221 
Textbook
NOTE: This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


GERON 452    Creating an Activity Program    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: GERON 448.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of the development of an activity program for seniors in long-term care facilities. Focus is on developing programs to meet the needs of those with differing physical and cognitive abilities, different genders, and different cultural backgrounds. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 27-May 03
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Abbott-Enz         ARC MAIN Online          28215 
Textbook
NOTE: This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


GERON 454    Directed Fieldwork Experience    .5 Units

Prerequisite: GERON 430, 432, 434, 436, 438, 440, 442, 444, 446, 448, 450, and 452
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an opportunity to explore the activity coordinator role in a long-term care facility and apply knowledge gained to long-term care experience in area of activities. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, May 11-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Abbott-Enz         ARC MAIN Online          32935 
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Online Orientation:    May 11    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


GERON 490    Aging Policy and Practice    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: GERON 302 and WEXP 498
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of social policy as it relates to aging issues and the funding path from the federal government to the senior consumer. It provides an introduction to local agencies, businesses, and organizations providing services to seniors and senior programs. It also explores different career fields in aging to assist students in defining their personal areas of interest.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
T         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC B.Gillogly           ARC MAIN D 113           31866 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.


GERON 498    Work Experience in Gerontology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to gerontology. Students are advised to consult with the Gerontology Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of gerontology. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to attend a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The weekly orientation is required for first time participants, returning participants are not required to attend the orientation but are required to meet with the instructor as needed to complete all program forms and assignments. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         04:30PM-05:20PM LAB G.Hansen             ARC MAIN D 203           33056 
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TBA       TBA             LAB G.Hansen              TBA TBA                 33056 Textbook


GERON 1006    Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the current knowledge of Parkinson's Disease and other movement disorders. Topics include medical treatments and coping mechanisms. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 02-Feb 08
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN Online          31977 
Textbook
This class meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


GERON 1017    Heart Health and Aging    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the causes and risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease, focusing on how the aging body influences these risk factors and the course of the heart disease and stroke. In addition, recommendations for lifestyle changes that can reduce risks and complications associated with cardiovascular disease are presented. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 20-Feb 20
Sa        08:00AM-05:50PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN D 106           31978 
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GERON 1021    Elder Abuse    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of elder abuse. It focuses on occurrence, prevention strategies, and resources to prevent elder abuse. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 27-Feb 27
Sa        08:00AM-05:50PM LEC C.Moore              ARC MAIN D 106           31979 
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GERON 1037    Strategies for Caregivers: Effectively Caring for the Elderly in the Commu    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course covers strategies for providing effective care for the elderly, including how it is complicated by dementia, role reversal, and guilt. Common sense strategies for caregiving that not only meet the needs of the elderly but also lessen the caregiving burden are explained. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 17-Apr 17
Sa        08:00AM-05:50PM LEC R.Chevraux           ARC MAIN D 106           31981 
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GERON 1045    Super Centenarians    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the new phenomenon of large numbers of people living 100 or more years. Topics include the reasons for this increased longevity and its implications for society. Credit/No credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 26-Feb 01
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Abbott-Enz         ARC MAIN Online          31982 
Textbook
This class meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


GERON 1080    Understanding Licensed Residential Care    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the philosophy, mission, and operations of a residential care facility for the elderly (RCFE). Regulations, rights, and responsibilities of licensees are discussed. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 05-Mar 05
F         08:00AM-05:50PM LEC J.Sneed              ARC MAIN D 103           28989 
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GERON 1081    RCFE Licensing Regulations and Resident Services    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course covers Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE) requirements and Community Care Licensing regulations. Topics include fingerprinting and criminal record clearances, licensing regulations, psychosocial needs of residents, and specialized services. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 06-Mar 06
Sa        08:00AM-05:50PM LEC J.Sneed              ARC MAIN D 103           28893 
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GERON 1082    RCFE Facility, Residents, Records, and Food Service    .5 Units

Prerequisite: GERON 1081
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the requirements for the Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) license. It includes physical plant requirements; resident assessment, retention, and eviction; resident records and services; and food service regulations. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 12-Mar 12
F         08:00AM-05:50PM LEC J.Sneed              ARC MAIN D 103           28895 
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GERON 1083    RCFE Residents and Services    .5 Units

Prerequisite: GERON 1082
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course covers residents and services in Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE). It includes resident accommodations, assistance, individual assessment, admission agreement, special diets, and services required. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 13-Mar 13
Sa        08:00AM-05:50PM LEC J.Sneed              ARC MAIN D 103           28897 
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GERON 1084    RCFE Medications, Reporting, Rights, Resources    .5 Units

Prerequisite: GERON 1083
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course covers residents and services in Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE). It includes requirements regarding resident medications, abuse reporting, residents' rights, theft and loss, and community resources. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 19-Mar 19
F         08:00AM-05:50PM LEC J.Sneed              ARC MAIN D 103           28899 
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Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: May 17, 2010