Core Courses & Electives

Courses for Option one: Aging and the Life Course

AGE2000H Masters Core Principles of Aging (David Burnes)
AGE2500H Health & Aging (offered online May-June – not offered in 2017)
AGE3000H Doctoral Core Advanced Research Seminar in Aging and the Life Course (Lynn McDonald)

Note: AGE2000H is a prerequisite for entry into the doctoral level of the Collaborative Specialization

Courses for Option two: Palliative and Supportive Care

AGE1000H Masters Core Multidisciplinary Concepts in Palliative and Supportive Care Research
(G. Rodin & C. Zimmerman)
AGE1500H Doctoral Core Advanced Research Methodologies in Palliative and Supportive Care (G. Devins)

Note: AGE1000H is a prerequisite for entry into the doctoral level of the Collaborative Specialization.

Requests to approve other courses as equivalents for fulfilling program requirements for either option may be made to the Specialization Committee.

Electives from Other Participating Units:

AGE 2500H  Health & Aging offered online May-June – not offered in 2018
DEN 1003Y Preventive Dentistry
EXS 5501H Physical Activity and Aging
EXS 5502H Aging and Functional Capacity: An Integrative Approach
NUR 1057H Interventions to Enhance Health, Abilities and Well-Being of Older Persons
NUR 1058H Aging, Gender and Equity
REH 1620HMethodological Issues in Research on Aging and Health
REH 1640HSociology of Disability
SLP 1533Y Aphasia (Fall 2018)
SLP 1534Y Motor Speech Disorders (Fall 2018)
SLP 2501H Specialized Topics in Communication Disorders
SLP 2502Y Specialized Study in Communication Disorders
SOC 6707H Intermediate Data Analysis (offered Winter 2018)
SWK 4612H Social Work and Aging: Integrated Policy and Practice
SWK 4613H Social Work Practice in Mental Health: Older Populations
SWK 4618H Special Topics in Gerontological Social Work (Winter 2018)
SWK 4634H Family Practice Across the Life Cycle: Caregiving and Older Adults (Winter 2018)
SWK 4635H Evidence-Based Counselling Strategies with Older Adults
SWK 4637H Special Topics in Health: Social Work in Palliative Care
SWK 4641H Special Topics in Social Work in Gerontology: Elder Abuse (Summer 2018)
SWK 4803H Special Studies 3: Grief Loss and Bereavement: Theory and Practice (course identifier may change)

Note: Students taking either option may choose as electives the masters core course in the other option.

Additional Electives for Option Two Only:

AGE 1200HInterprofessional Psychosocial Oncology: Introduction to Theory & Practice FLYER (offered Winter 2018)
AGE 1250HRelational Practices with Families in Oncology and Palliative Care FLYER
HAD 5301H Intro to Clinical Epidemiology and Health
HAD 5730H Research Economics I: Economic Evaluation
HAD 5771H Resource Allocation Ethics
MSC 1051H Research Bioethics
MSC 1060H Biostatistics for Health Sciences
MSC 1090H Intro to Clinical Biostatistics
MSC 3003Y Empirical Approaches in Bioethics
NUR 1021H Nursing Ethics (offered Winter 2018)
NUR 1023H Critical Issues in the Design of Controlled Trials of Behavioural Health Care Interventions
NUR 1024H Qualitative Research: Foundations, Methods and Designs
NUR 1025H Doing Qualitative Research (offered Winter 2018)
NUR 1026H Evaluating Interventions in Clinical Settings
NUR 1045H Theories of Pain: Impact on the Individual, Family and Society
NUR 1046H Persistent Illness: Theoretical, Research and Practice Implications
NUR 1050H Coping with Illness
NUR 1051H Assessment and Management of Common Responses to Illness
PHL 2145H How Bioethics Fits Into Other Disciplines
PHL 2146Y Topics in Bioethics