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BIO 3553. FAME-Geriatrics. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

This course is only open to students who are participating in the FAME Program. Using interdisciplinary perspectives, students will learn about medical and psychosocial aspects of aging including physiological, societal, social, physical, and psychological changes as they relate to the aging process, geriatric health care, palliative care and end of life care. Hands-on educational experiences will involve interaction with healthy elders, clinical rotations at hospital consult services, long term care communities and hospice care. All activities will be case-based, interactive and will have an online learning component.