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2019-2020 Catalog
HSC 6601: Animal Assisted Interventions and Therapies in Healthcare

Course Description for Animal Assisted Interventions and Therapies in Healthcare

HSC6601: Animal Assisted Interventions and Therapies in Healthcare
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Description: This course provides a historical and theoretical foundation for the inclusion of animals as a treatment alternative or adjunct to traditional practices in healthcare settings. An overview of training and practice standards, techniques, ethics and animal welfare issues that impact the practice of Animal Assisted Interventions (AAI) & Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) are addressed.