GRN234 Intro Dementia Care & Practice

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Focuses on issues related to the care of older persons presenting behavioral and cognitive challenges using a person-centered approach. Introduces assessment, treatment and care of persons experiencing dementia, problematic mental health conditions, and the dying process. Includes assessing appropriate long term care options for memory care, problem solving, functional levels and other challenges, responding to deficiencies, creating repetitive incident reports, implementing fall prevention programs, and developing family education and support programs. Recommended: (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide).

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List of classes for GRN234 Intro Dementia Care & Practice
CRN Location & type Days & time Dates Seats available Materials More info
43954 Web


From September 21 through December 12, 2020
Textbooks for CRN 43954
Instructor: Mike A Faber
Tuition: credit Fees: $20
For information, contact the department at 971-722-8254 (Office) or 971-722-4077 (Dept Chair) or 971-722-8548 (Fax).

Course details: CRN 43954

Course materials


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There is no additional technology required for this class.

Instructor comments:

Please consider joining us for the 2020 Fall Term Gerontology Orientation Session which will be held live stream on Monday, September 21, 2020.  Details will be included in the course shell. For those unable to attend this live stream session it will be able to access a video recording at a later time.

Web course information

No show policy
Your instructor can mark you as a "no show" if you do not participate in your class during the first week. This will remove you from the class. It is important to log in as soon as the class starts to see what the participation requirements are.
Web & Remote Teaching Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the quick guide to Online Learning technical requirements.
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 taking Web based classes please visit the Disability Services website.
Web Prerequisite | Start Guide for Online Learning:
Before you take your first online class at PCC, you must complete the start guide for online learning. The start guide will help you decide if online classes are right for you. Once you complete the start guide, you will be eligible to register for online classes.

The Start Guide is not required for Hybrid or Remote Courses but strongly recommended. To learn more, go to