Courses & Units

Health and Social Care in Dementia 2 CAD601

Hobart

Introduction

This unit engages students with the primary research literature dealing with factors influencing the health and wellbeing of people with dementia, and their carers. Community strategies and social programmes focused on supporting healthy autonomous life for people with dementia, are examined in the context of personal experience and social outcomes, building a knowledge base aimed at evaluation of evidence from the primary research literature. Students choose five content modules from a range of options to tailor their learning to particular interests, and are assessed both online for the content modules, and in the form of a written MyContext assignment requiring the student to directly relate the course material to their individual professional and/or personal context.

Summary

Unit name Health and Social Care in Dementia 2
Unit code CAD601
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Discipline Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $1,250.00 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.

Requisites

Prerequisites

CAD501

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online workshops.

Assessment

Online module content assessments (5 × 10%, total 50%); MyContext assignment proposal (250-500 words) (10%); MyContext written assignment – to evaluate cultural, social and environmental factors relevant to people with dementia in the student’s personal and/or professional context, with reference to evidence from the primary literature (choice of format: 2500 words, 20 minute presentation with peer discussion) (40%).

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Textbooks

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