Medicine & Health - Understanding Cognitive Disorders & Dementia

University College Cork

 

Course Name Medicine & Health - Understanding Cognitive Disorders & Dementia
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CG6015
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Online
Location (Districts) Cork City
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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

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The objective of this module is to gain an understanding of the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of cognitive impairment and dementia.

Module Content:

Epidemiology,
Risk factors and prevention of dementia;
Cognitive reserve, cogn...

Subjects Taught Additional Teaching Mode Information
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).

A ten-credit module equates to 200-250 hours of learning, including approximately 40-50 hours of structured contact time.

AWAITING CLASS DATES FOR 2020/21
Assessment Method Assessment: Total Marks 200: Continuous Assessment 200 marks (1 x 3,000 Word Essay - 150 Marks; In-Class MCQ - 50 Marks).

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

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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 ...

Further Enquiries CPD Co-ordinator,

CPD Centre,
An tIonad um Fhorbairt Ghairmiúil Leanúnaigh,
Q+1 floor, The Library, Main Quad, U.C.C.
OR via email at cpdgraduatestudies@ucc.ie

Contact details
For CPD Content Queries: Dr. Suzanne Timmons
s.timmons@ucc.ie
+353 (0)21 492 3165
http://www.ucc.ie/en/cgr/

For CPD Queries: Lorraine Crossan, Programmes Manager, Clinical Gerontology & Rehabilitation.
l.crossan.ie
021 4627347
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