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This introductory unit will explore the concepts of physical and mental health and wellbeing in adult hood and during the ageing process. The basic concepts of understanding the biology of the brain and dementia will be introduced.

Summary 2020

Unit name Introduction to Ageing, the Brain and Dementia
Unit code CAD101
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Discipline Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre

Jacqueline Leung

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



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For M3S and M1D students: CAD004 or CAD005


Teaching Pattern

Internet-dependent activities


Essay Plan - 350 words (10%),

Essay - 1500 words (40%),

Online quizzes (30%),

Discussion Boards (20%).

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