Jeremy Holloway, University of North Dakota
Uncommon Courses is an occasional series from The Conversation U.S. highlighting unconventional approaches to teaching.
Title of course
“Legacy Building with Older Adults – Students Re-Humanizing Health Care”
What prompted the idea for the course?
In March 2020 – as the COVID-19 pandemic was causing widespread lockdowns across the U.S. – I heard from a chaplain friend about older adults who were dying in assisted living facilities and skilled nursing homes indirectly because of social isolation and loneliness.
I was finishing my dissertation, focused on developing a curriculum to as...
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