GERO 2215: Death and Dying

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

Students explore the process of death and dying from multiple perspectives such as personal, ethical, cultural, religious, political, legal, and societal. They build a comprehensive understanding of the stages of grief and loss and the government and community resources available to support older adults and their families. Students develop an informed framework for best practice when working with older adults who are transition to end of life and experiencing grief and loss related to death and dying.

Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Diploma in Gerontology.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum "C-" grade in GERO 1100; or permission of the program coordinator.

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