PCC / Class Schedule / Spring 2015: Credit / Gerontology /

GRN265 Activity Certification 1

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Provides activity professionals the knowledge and skills to work with older persons in long term care, adult daycare and community-based programs. Meets Federal Standards and Scope of Practice Guidelines for activity directors/life enrichment coordinators, as regulated in Assisted Living Facilities, Long Term Care Facilities and Alzheimer's (Memory Care) Units. Prerequisites: GRN 165 or instructor permission. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).

Credits:
2.00

Distance Education: Web Course Information

CRN 27775

From the Instructor:
This class is one of a two part class that meet the requirement for National Activity Professional Certification by the National Certification Council of Activity Professionals. GRN 265 is now a 6 week class, so it would be possible for a student to complete both part one and two in the same term (GRN 266 could be completed in the second 6 week session of the same term). Most students find this an interesting and productive learning experience as they are doing work that is directly related to future employment. The 7 assignments/practicums provide not only real life /time experience but also provide excellent employment portfolio examples of on the job experience. Text for this class are Long Term Care for Activity Professionals, Social Service Professionals and Recreational Therapist and the Professional Activity Manager and Consultant - These two texts will also be used in Part II / GRN 266. Many of you will want to keep these text in your professional library for reference throughout your career.
Course Specific Requirements:
This class requires that the student do an internship study at a Long Term Care / Rehab Skilled Facility, an Assisted Living Facility or an Alzheimer's Facility. The student should plan on about 90 hours of academic study / reading time and another 90 hours of internship study in a facility where they will complete 7 assignments/practicums directly related to the activity professional career. Students will be responsible for finding a sponsoring facility and mentor at that facility, assistance in securing a facility will be offered by the instructor but responsibility for contacting and presenting request for sponsorship will be completed by the student.
Web Technical Requirements:
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Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
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  CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
 
WEB » 27775 - 30-Mar-2015 thru 13-Jun-2015
Instructor: Connie M Ratti
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
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