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This page gives you a quick way to find out more about online and hybrid courses offered at MiraCosta. Click any course title to learn more about the course. Many instructors add details here about expectations for the course and what students need to do to get started.

Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Caregiving: Techniques for Working with the Frail Elderly

This course provides practical and theoretical information on age-related physical and cognitive changes and how to work with the elderly who are frail due to advanced age and/or chronic illness. It explores cultural diversity and its affect on caregiving, health consequences of caregiving, and available community resources. This course is specifically targeted for students interested in working in the field of aging or those who are caregivers for family members.

Subject: GERO
Course Number: 130
Section Number: 2796
Units: 3

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Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
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Office: online
Office hours: TBA
Phone: 760 757-2121 ext 6292
Instructor notes: This course has one required exam that is taken at the Academic Proctoring Center, located on both the Oceanside and San Elijo MiraCosta campuses with distance proctoring to be arranged with the Academic Proctoring Center. Please note that this is why the class is listed as Hybrid; the rest of the class is entirely online. Text information is available on SURF. To save money, look into renting and etexts. I will open up Bb early Monday Jan 28 as this is a late-start class.

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