Course DescriptionThis course will assess the influence of Canadian and world demographic trends on the community services for the elderly; assess the influence of recent Canadian research in the field of aging on the community services of the future; examine innovative and traditional programs administered both by government and private agencies in the Western industrial countries and evaluate their relevance for Canada. (Formerly IST 901.)
Sample Course OutlineDistance Course Outline (subject to change)
This course is fully online and asynchronous, meaning you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.
Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.
- Aging and Gerontology : Required Courses
- Internationally Trained Health Professionals (ITHP) bridging program (formerly ITMD - Internationally Trained Medical Doctors program) : Long-term Care and Ethics in Healthcare
- Introduction to Community Services : Aging and Gerontology Stream (select 3)
- Nursing and Interprofessional Healthcare Leadership and Management : Electives (select 2)