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Introduction

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.

Summary 2020

Unit name Advanced Topics in the Neurobiology of Dementia
Unit code CAD302
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Discipline Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Coordinator

Adele Woodhouse

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

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Domestic

Band Field of Education
2 069900

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Requisites

Prerequisites

  • CAD201, CAD202

Co-requisites

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Fully Online

Assessment

Oral presentation, weight 30%; Online discussions (800 words each), weight 30%; Written assignments (Log/Workbook 600-700 words each, weight 40%.

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