Apr 19, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GRN 502 - Interprofessional Care of Older Adults in Diverse Settings

Best practice strategies for professionals who work with older adults and caregivers in a variety of settings. Through study of the health-illness trajectory and transitions in care-settings of older adults who develop chronic and acute health problems, students will gain knowledge and skill in performing assessments and in developing comprehensive interprofessional case management approaches to meet the needs of older adults and their caregivers. Diversity and complexity of health-illness needs, functionality, coping with chronic illness and transitions in care settings, harm reduction and a strengths-based approach informs the holistic perspective of this course. Special issues for rural elderly and caregivers are addressed. GRN 502 is a required course in the UM Interprofessional Graduate Certificate Program in Gerontology.


Prerequisites & Notes
GRN 500, graduate standing or permission of instructor.

Credits: 3