Medicine & Health - Contemporary Issues in Gerontological Nursing

University College Cork


Course Name Medicine & Health - Contemporary Issues in Gerontological Nursing
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code NU6079
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Distance, Online
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Orientation date: Thursday 6th February 2020 09.00-17.00
Start Date: Thursday 2nd April 2020
Application Date Closing Date: 18th of October 2019
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Duration Orientation date: Thursday 6th February 2020 09.00-17.00

Class dates for 2019/20:
Thurs 2nd April 2020 09.00-14.00
Thurs 23 April 2020 09.00-14.00

Assignment Submission: Tuesday 5th May 2020
Course Fee The fee for this module is €400. There is also a €35 application fee.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Open to registered health care professionals in Nursing, Midwifery, Medicine, and Clinical Therapies or other allied disciplines.

Applicants who are practising health care professionals must provide evidence of current registration with the releva...

Comment Module Delivery Method*: Wholly face-to-face, Programme/module with no online or web-based technology use, content delivered in writing (hard copy) or verbally (face to face)

Teaching Method: 8hrs Lectures/Workshop; 92hrs Distance Learning; Discussion Board Preparation and Participation, Required Reading, Assignment Preparation and Submission, Self-Directed Learning.
Course Content

Expand+Module Objective: To facilitate students in developing a critical awareness of the contemporary issues in gerontological nursing.

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

Critically discuss the concept of health prom...

Subjects Taught Module Content: Health promotion and positive ageing, rehabilitation, interface between primary and secondary care, the transition from informal to formal care, informal care and family carers, elder abuse and self-neglect, complementary therapies, end of life issues and palliative care, sexual health and sexually transmitted infections.
Assessment Method Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1,500 word written assignment - 90 marks; E activities - 10 marks).
Number of Credits 5
Further Enquiries Contact details
For Content Queries: Dr. Teresa Wills
+353 (0)21 490 1472

For Application Queries:
+353 (0)21 4903224
Location Venue
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, UCC, Cork.
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