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KNPE 335  Healthy Aging  Units: 3.00  
This course looks at what happens to the body as we age, including an examination of the physiological, psychological and emotional changes that occur during the aging process. The role of a healthy lifestyle in achieving quality of life as we age is a key perspective.
NOTE Also offered at Bader College, UK (Learning Hours may vary).
Learning Hours: 120 (36 Lecture, 84 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a HLTH, KINE, or DIPA Plan.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Course equivalencies were removed as these are historical references and these courses/plan is no longer offered.
  2. Examine the diverse processes of healthy aging within community, healthcare, and long-term care contexts
  3. Identify and critically examine models and discourses of aging, and how these relate to physical health, mental health, cognitive health, and social relationships
  4. Deconstruct and describe the implications of, and interventions for, physical, mental, cognitive, and social aging
  5. Effectively discuss and critique the barriers and stereotypes to healthy aging
  6. Discuss, write, and apply theory to practice as it relates to healthy aging