Summer 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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GERON 360    Ethnic Diversity and Aging    .5 Unit

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, Jun 12-Jun 12
Sa        08:00AM-05:50PM LEC J.Sneed              ARC MAIN D 106           15018 
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GERON 362    Biology of Aging    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of the biology of aging and health of the older adult. It focuses on chronic and acute illnesses, normal aging changes, sexuality, nutrition, and strategies for good health. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 15-Jun 21
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Chevraux           ARC MAIN Online          15019 
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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

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 03-Aug 10
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Chevraux           ARC MAIN Online          15395 Textbook


GERON 380    Nutrition and Aging    .5 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: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course concentrates on the practical aspects of nutrition and aging. Cost effective directions for meeting nutritional needs and food recipes will be included. Information regarding environmental factors implicated in the aging process will be discussed. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 19-Jun 19
Sa        08:00AM-05:50PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN D 106           15020 
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GERON 444    Dementia: Behaviors and Activity    .5 Unit

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, Jul 13-Jul 19
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Moore              ARC MAIN Online          15021 
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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 1008    Validation: Theory and Practice    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course presents Validation theory as a communication technique used with individuals with differing levels of cognitive ability. Criteria for evaluating stages of dementia and the selection of appropriate techniques are covered. Credit/No credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 10-Jul 10
Sa        08:00AM-05:50PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN D 106           15022 
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GERON 1015    Diabetes and Aging    .5 Unit

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

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 31-Jul 31
Sa        08:00AM-05:50PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN D 106           15023 
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GERON 1023    Interpersonal Relationships    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course covers listening and communication skills. The focus is on understanding emotions, family involvement, and adaptive behavior in long-term care settings. Demonstrations with role play provides practical experience to enhance understanding. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 26-Jun 26
Sa        08:00AM-05:50PM LEC C.Moore              ARC MAIN D 106           15024 
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GERON 1028    Men as Caregivers    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of specific issues of men as caregivers. Topics include changing roles, research, future projections, and resources relating to men as caregivers. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 17-Jul 17
Sa        08:00AM-05:50PM LEC S.Arrigo             ARC MAIN D 106           15025 
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GERON 1034    Sexuality and Aging    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course examines basic sexual anatomy and physiology of men and women with emphasis on the changes that occur with aging. Topics include sexuality, menopause, impotence, sexually transmitted diseases, heterosexuality, and homosexuality of the older population. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 24-Jul 24
Sa        08:00AM-05:50PM LEC R.Chevraux           ARC MAIN D 106           15026 
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Summer 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: July 12, 2010