Medicine & Health - Contemporary Approaches to Dementia across the Continuum of Care

University College Cork


Course Name Medicine & Health - Contemporary Approaches to Dementia across the Continuum of Care
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code NU6117
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: Orientation: Thursday 6th February 2020
Class: Thursday 20th February 2020
Application Date Closing Date: 17th of June 2019.
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Duration Part-Time
Teaching Method(s): 16hrs Lectures/Workshop; 184hrs Distance Learning; Discussion Board Preparation and Participation, Required Reading, Assignment Preparation and Submission, Self-Directed Learning.

Orientation dates: Thursday 6th February 2020 09.00-17.00

Class dates for 2019/20:
Thurs 20th Feb 2020 09.00-18.00
Tues 3rd March 2020 09.00-18.00

Oral Presentation: Friday 27 March 2020
Course Fee The fee for this module is €900. 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...

Course Content

Expand+Module Objective: To critically evaluate contemporary approaches to dementia care across the continuum of care.

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

Critically discuss the impact of dementia on the individual, th...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Module Content: Overview of dementias; impact of dementia on the care recipient, family; informal and formal caregivers, and on society; standardised and non-standardised approaches to assessment; international and national policy context for dementi...

Assessment Method Assessment: Total Marks 200: Continuous Assessment 200 marks (1,500 word assignment - 80 marks; E activities - 20 marks; seminar presentation - 100 marks.The seminar presentation will include digital recording.).
Number of Credits 10
Further Enquiries 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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