HMB440H1: Dementia

Hours

24L

This course, featuring a service-learning component, explores dementia. In patients with dementia, intellectual, social and occupational functioning deteriorate. The course addresses the multi-disciplinary aspects of dementia (clinical, genetic, molecular, social) with a focus on the most common cause of dementia, Alzheimer's disease.

Enrolment is by application. Detailed application instructions are available on the HMB Special Enrolment website: https://www.hmb.utoronto.ca/special-enrolment. The application will ask about motivation and/or relevant experience. The deadline for the application is before the first day of course enrolment. Applications will be assessed based on prerequisites, submitted answers to application prompts and cGPA. This course is open to all Human Biology students.

Prerequisite
Completion of 14.0 credits including PSL300H1, one of HMB265H1/ BIO260H1, and one of HMB300H1/ HMB302H1/ HMB320H1/ HMB321H1/ ANA300Y1
Distribution Requirements
Science
Breadth Requirements
Living Things and Their Environment (4)
Mode of Delivery
In Class