Courses & Units

Principles of Supportive Care for People With Dementia CAD104

Hobart

Note:

This unit is fully online

Introduction

This unit provides an overview of the journey through dementia from the perspective of people with dementia and their carers, identifying and responding to their needs.  The unit introduces students to evidence-based approaches to supportive care, with the goal of enhancing the wellbeing of the person with dementia.

Summary

Unit name Principles of Supportive Care for People With Dementia
Unit code CAD104
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
Wicking Centre
Discipline Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Coordinator

Ms Andrea Price

Teaching staff

Ms Andrea Price

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 27/2/2017 23/3/2017 17/4/2017 2/6/2017
Semester 2 17/7/2017 10/8/2017 4/9/2017 20/10/2017

* 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 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $2,360.00 060301

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

Recommended - CAD001, CAD002 and CAD003 

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Internet-dependent activities

Assessment

Essay (45%), Case study (45%), Online quizzes (10%).

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Textbooks

RequiredNone

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