Gerontology Course at Ryerson taught by Alex Procope

Ryerson University - Teaching at a glance

Alex Procope is now a contract lecturer in the Gerontology program at Ryerson University’s G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education. He will be instructing an Elder Law course he designed over the winter entitled: Aging: Ethical and Legal Considerations. The following description is from the course outline:

The course provides a framework for managing key legal and ethical issues that impact aging populations in Canada. Emphasis will be placed on issues related to the rights of older adults, informed consent, advance care planning, mental capacity, dementia, disability, and caregiving. Students will develop skills for navigating the law and will develop skills for navigating legal issues when working with older adults across diverse sectors.

This course is a requirement for the Certificate in Aging and Gerontology program for professionals that work with older adults. It launched on May 6, 2019.

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