Health Services for the Elderly

Course Description:  Covers socioeconomic, cultural, and demographic trends affecting health and medical care for older persons; political and legal developments; healthcare facilities and alternatives to institutionalization; geriatrics and gerontology for the administrator.

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Course textbook

Required Text:        Pratt, J. R. (2010). Long-term care: Managing across the continuum (3rd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

ISBN 978-0-7637-6450-0

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