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N 371 N 371. Disability over the Life Course. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary introduction to the study of disability as a distinct social and clinical concept with practical and theoretical implications for health care. Focus on the changing needs of persons with disabilities over the life course. Explores how to understand the health needs of persons with disabilities and how to work with them and their families so they may negotiate environments with appropriate accommodations that meet their health care needs. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Nursing 347 (Topic: Disability Over the Life Course) and Nursing 371 may not both be counted. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.