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Prerequisites: "C-" or better in (H EDU 4200 AND H EDU 4300).
Chronic disease is the leading health influence in the United States. The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to prevalent chronic diseases and how the patient, caregiver, and loved ones deal with challenges that accompany living with a chronic disease. The course will address the etiology, risk factors, tertiary treatment, psychosocial and functional (physical, emotional, and vocational) impacts of major chronic diseases and resources available for the patient, caregiver and healthcare provider/professional.