Courses and Syllabi

 

RC 516   516 MEDICAL AND PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF DISABILITIES II   (3 hours)
 
This course is designed to prepare rehabilitation andmental health counselors, social workers,and students in related fields witha working knowledge of the medical and psychosocial aspects of disability and chronic illness, and to provide students with the knowledge and understanding necessary to function and serve effectively in rehabilitation counseling andrelated interdisciplinary, allied health, and mental health settings. Topic areas include: human body systems, medical terminology, medical, functional, environmental and psychosocial aspects of disabilities and chronic illness, professional ethics, assistivetechnology, diagnostic classification systems, psychopharmacology, functional capacity, and wellness and illness prevention concepts and strategies. Specific disabilities covered during this semester include psychiatric and psychological impairments, endocrine, gastroenterology, cancer, burns and skin disorders, blood and the immune system, respiratory, kidney and renal function and musculoskeletal.
 
Prerequisite(s):   College level courses in biology and psychology or consent of instructor.
 
(Same as SW 516.)
 
Syllabi (Requires Link Blue/MyUK credentials)
 
Spring 2016
 
  Section 001 - Kristin Maxwell (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
 
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