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    May 26, 2018  
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog 
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog

Human Services Technology - Gerontology Certificate (C45380C)

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The curriculum prepares students for direct service delivery work to older adults and their families. Course work includes physical, psychological, and social aspects of the aging process; as well as health, wellness, nutrition, diet, and well-being.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Identify the aging process and its psychological, social, and physical aspects.
  2. Identify how substance use and abuse impacts the quality of life for the older adult population.
  3. Identify health, wellness, and nutrition concepts related to aging.
  4. Identify recreational and leisure activities used to enhance the lives of special populations.

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