Medicine & Health - Advanced Issues in Dementia Care

University College Cork


Course Name Medicine & Health - Advanced Issues in Dementia Care
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CG6016
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE: Semester II 23rd February 2023
Application Date Closing Date: 30th October 2022

How Do I Apply
Applications for this module are now open.

To apply for this module please log on to the UCC APPLY page and create an account.
Gather any additional documents required (including a passport-style photo), copy of your degree parchment if not a previous UCC graduate.
An application fee of €35 will be payable on submission of your application via the same platform.
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Duration Teaching Method(s): 40 x 1hr(s) Lectures (Includes Group Discussions, Workshops and Directed Study, e-learning, and web seminars); 160 x 1hr(s) Other (Self-Directed Learning).

Feb & March 2023
Course Fee The fee for this module is €995. There is also a €35 application fee
Entry Requirements

Expand+Candidates must have:

A Primary Degree in a relevant health care discipline* or an equivalent academic qualification and professional experience to be approved by the programme team;

Ideally candidates should have at least one year's practical ...

Course Content

Expand+The objective of this module is to gain an advanced understanding of key issues in the care of a person with dementia across the disease journey.

On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:

Delineate the temporal progre...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Module Content:

Capacity Assessment, including triggers and domains;
Assisted Decision Making (informal and formal);
Advanced Care planning;
Cultural Considerations in Dementia Care;
Enhancing Communication in Dementia Care;
Palliative and E...

Assessment Method Assessment: Total Marks 200: Continuous Assessment 200 marks (1 x 3,000 Word Essay 150 marks; oral presentation 50 marks).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.
Number of Credits 10
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+CPD module credit towards the Postgraduate Certificate in Dementia:

In accordance with UCC's policy on Recognition of Prior Learning, a student who has successfully completed modules for Continuous Professional Development within the MSc in Demen...

Further Enquiries For CPD Content Queries: Dr. Suzanne Timmons
+353 (0)21 492 3165

Lorraine Crossan
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