Summer 2013 Class Schedule (ARC)



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GERON 204    Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to dementia, including Alzheimer's Disease. Topics include types of dementia, patient care, environmental issues, and strategies for understanding and responding to associated behaviors. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 20-Jul 20
Sa        08:00AM-05:40PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  11542 
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GERON 206    Dementia: Behavior Management    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the many facets of behavior management as they apply to those diagnosed with a form of dementia. Topics include defining the problem, determining whose problem it is, problem-solving principles, environmental triggers, caregiver response, and techniques (such as timing, validation, noise regulation) for specific problem behaviors. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 27-Jul 27
Sa        08:00AM-05:40PM LEC C.Moore              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  11543 
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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 15-Jun 15
Sa        08:00AM-05:40PM LEC J.Sneed              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  10284 
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GERON 366    Coping with Death and Related Bereavement    .5 Unit

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, Jun 29-Jun 29
Sa        08:00AM-05:40PM LEC N.Miller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  10400 
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GERON 368    Mental Health and Aging    .5 Unit

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, Jul 13-Jul 13
Sa        08:00AM-05:40PM LEC R.Chevraux           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  10353 
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Summer 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: July 8, 2013