University of Colorado Boulder

The Challenges of Modern Caregiving

This course is part of Caring for Others Specialization

Taught in English

Don Grant

Instructor: Don Grant

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

7 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Identify trends in how care is organized

  • Discern key differences between private and public care

  • Assess the available supply of care

  • Analyze the emotional challenges of being a care provider

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Assessments

6 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

7 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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This course is part of the Caring for Others Specialization
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There are 5 modules in this course

In this module, you will learn how the provision of care has recently been restructured.

What's included

3 videos4 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

In this module, you will learn about the demand for vs. supply of care.

What's included

3 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will learn how our understanding of care changes when provided by strangers.

What's included

4 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will learn about the emotional challenges of professional care work.

What's included

3 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will learn about two controversies concerning the impersonal nature of modern care systems.

What's included

6 videos2 readings2 quizzes1 peer review2 discussion prompts

Instructor

Don Grant
University of Colorado Boulder
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