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2019-20 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-20 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

H ED 4403 - Physiology of Aging

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Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to the physiological changes that take place as a result of aging or of age related pathology. Further emphasis of the course covers the role of exercise, nutrition and disease prevention & health promotion, Medicare and Medicaid, long-term care, and dealing with the process of death. Students will be given the opportunity to work in the geriatric field through a service learning project scheduled during the time of class at a local nursing home. The Healthy People documents and diversity issues will also be discussed.

Credit Hours: 3
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Prerequisite: H ED 1113 Personal Health.