AGHE 816 Pharmacology and Aging
The focus of this course is an overview of basic pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic processes and how these are altered with advancing age. An emphasis is placed on assessment of risk, commonly prescribed medications in the elderly population, and strategies to optimize polypharmacy and medication-related problems.
The GDip, MSc and PhD programs in Aging and Heath are tailored to meet the evolving needs of today’s student. These programs are designed to be completed at a distance by working professionals. The programs are offered full-time, through a blended format of online learning and short onsite sessions. Participants will enjoy the professional networking and experiential opportunities of an onsite program with the benefits of distance learning flexibility.
Courses listed below represent the range of Aging and Health (AGHE) graduate course offerings in the School of Rehabilitation Therapy. Not all courses will be offered in each academic year and the current calendar should be consulted for the term and instructor. The Aging and Health program offers 3.0 credit-unit 'term' courses.