Courses & Units

Introduction to Ageing, the Brain and Dementia CAD101

Note:

This unit is fully online

Introduction

This introductory unit will explore the concepts of physical and mental health and wellbeing in adult hood and during the ageing process. The basic concepts of understanding the biology of the brain and dementia will be introduced.

Summary

Unit name Introduction to Ageing, the Brain and Dementia
Unit code CAD101
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
Wicking Centre
Discipline Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Coordinator

Dr David Ward and Dr Shannon Klekociuk (Joint Co-ordinators)

Teaching staff

Dr David Ward and Dr Shannon Klekociuk

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
3 060199

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Requisites

Prerequisites

Recommended - CAD001, CAD002, CAD003 and CAD004

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Internet-dependent activities

Assessment

Essay (45%), Online quizzes (10%), Online Assessments (45%)

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Textbooks

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