Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5107. Behaviors and Communication

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: Instructor consent.

Grading Basis: Graded

Introduction to common behaviors seen in dementias and will include designing activities for dementia patients, alternative therapies. Students will participate in virtual simulations, and case studies around effective communication, effective communication as it relates to challenging behaviors, as well as pain assessment. Through this course, students will learn the importance of quality care in decreasing anxiety in persons with dementia that may lead to challenging behaviors.

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