This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.
This unit will present a range of advanced topics related to the pathology and aetiology of diseases that cause dementia. The unit will focus on contemporary techniques and approaches used across clinical and laboratory settings to understanding the neurobiological basis of neurodegeneration. Academic and research staff of the Wicking Centre will present national and international examples of high-quality neuroscience research, with opportunities for discussion of findings and implications for dementia care.
|Unit name||Advanced Topics in the Neurobiology of Dementia|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
|Discipline||Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre|
|Coordinator||Doctor Adele Woodhouse|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- Explain the scientific method applied in current neuroscience research related to dementia
- Evaluate current neuroscience research in the context of understanding dementia
- Communicate information relating to neuroscience research in the context of understanding dementia using a variety of delivery modes
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|Assessment||Log/Workbook (40%)|Presentation (30%)|Discussion posts (online) (30%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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