In this unit, you will learn about the factors that influence dementia risk and explore current evidence around dementia prevention. The principals and strategies surrounding health promotion will also be explored, and you will apply your dementia prevention knowledge to an individual and community context.
|Unit name||Individual and Community Approaches to Dementia Prevention|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
|Discipline||Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre|
Dr Tony Cook
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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- International students
- Domestic students
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Off-campus; internet dependent activities including:
1 x 1.5 hour online lecture weekly
1 x 1 hour online tutorial fortnightly
Quizzes (15%); Literature Review (700 words, 15%); Case study (1500 words, 30%);Assignment (2000 words, 40%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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