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HPR 570 Evidence-Based Programs for Older Adults: A Service-Learning Course

The purpose of this course is to provide students with an overview of the health issues affecting older adults with an emphasis on falls and injury prevention. Students will be introduced to the role of evidence-based programs for older adults and will be trained as a coach for the evidence-based falls prevention program, A Matter of Balance. Students will engage in a service-learning experience delivering this program to older adults in the community. SL designation. Students must achieve a minimum grade of B-. (3)