This is a 3rd year core unit in the Bachelor of Dementia Care degree. It enables a focus on a range of advanced topics related to national and international best practice in dementia care. The unit is available to students from other courses, subject to meeting any pre-requisites.
The focus is on understanding and addressing the issues faced by people with dementia in seldom-heard groups.
|Unit name||Advanced Topics in Dementia Care|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
|Discipline||Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.
- Explore and analyse reasons for the prevalence of specific types of dementia in seldom-heard groups.
- Identify issues relevant to people from seldom-heard groups who are living with dementia, and their carers
- Examine and reflect on the challenges experienced, and how this can translate into effective care for people with dementia from seldom-heard groups
- Evaluate and apply evidence-based contemporary knowledge to support the needs to people with dementia from seldom-heard groups, and their carers.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2019: $820.00||2019: $2,037.00||090507|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
- CAD203, CAD204
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
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