Medicine & Health - Contemporary Approaches to Neurological, Cognitive & Mental Health in Later Life

University College Cork


Course Name Medicine & Health - Contemporary Approaches to Neurological, Cognitive & Mental Health in Later Life
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: 30th October 2020
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Duration Class date Venue

Orientation :

Thurs 4th Feb 2021 09:00-17:00

Thurs 18th Feb 2021 09.00-16:30

Tues 2rd March 2021 09.00-16:30

Fri 26th March 2021 09:00-16:30

Week Beginning 22nd March 2021 Assignment Submission

Oral Presentation: Friday 26 March 2021
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 Practicalities
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 Dr. Irene Hartigan
+353 21 490 1623

Anna O Leary
+353 21 490 1483
Location Venue
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, UCC, Cork.
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