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Beyond the Classroom - Claudia Oakes

04/03/2014 12:00 pm
04/03/2014 8:00 pm

University of Hartford

Join Beyond the Classroom host, David Schonfeld, on Thursday, April 3, 2014 from 12 noon to 12:30 p.m (repeated at 7:30 p.m.).

In Program #30, David talks to Claudia Oakes.

Claudia Oakes is Assistant Professor and Health Sciences Program Director, in the Department of Health Sciences and Nursing, within the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions (ENHP), at the University of Hartford.

In this interview, Claudia talks about her background; the Health Sciences degree program; the scope of occupational therapy and allied professions; modifying homes for safety and convenience; Rebuilding Hartford Together and National Rebuilding Day; her research into the acceptance and effectiveness of home modifications; aging in place; knowing when it's time to relocate; her student project in home modification services; counteracting stereotypes on aging.

Program Details
Originally recorded First broadcast Length
12/6/2013 4/3/2014 29:50
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