This unit engages students with the primary research literature in public health policies and the design of interventions related to dementia. The evidence base for existing and proposed interventions is examined, and across multiple countries the question of effective use of public health budgets to address the current and potential impact of dementia is evaluated. 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.
|Unit name||Public Health and Dementia 2|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
|Discipline||Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre|
|Available as student elective?||No|
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Online module content assessments (5 × 10%, total 50%);
MyContext assignment proposal (250-500 words) (10%);
MyContext written assignment – to evaluate public health approaches from the content modules 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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