In this unit you will gain knowledge of modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for dementia, and of contemporary strategies to dementia therapies. You will be introduced to varied approaches to supporting quality of life for people with dementia, including community-based and individual approaches, as well as non-pharmacological and pharmacological approaches.
|Unit name||Introduction to Therapeutic Approaches for Dementia|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
|Discipline||Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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Off-campus; internet-dependent activities including:
1 x 1.5 hour online lecture weekly
1 x 1 hour online tutorial fortnightly.
Quizzes (10%), Short answer questions (up to 250 words each, 30%), Discussion posts (online) (30%), Presentation (30%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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