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ASM 160 - Aspects of Aging

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Open
This course will examine the physiological, biological and psychological changes as they relate to the aging process.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval
Competencies
  1. Analyze the biological and heal correlation of aging
    1. Discuss biological theories of aging
    2. Examine how aging compounds the disease process
    3. Review research in the areas of growth hormones, caloric restriction and antiaging compounds
  2. Research the physiological changes with aging
    1. Describe the changes in organ systems and body composition
    2. Define changes in sensory functions
  3. Research the psychological perspective on aging
    1. Describe psychological disorders as it relates to the elderly
    2. Discuss building relationships over the life cycle



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