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PDC20078 - Dementia - An Introduction to Dementia

Course Details

Course Summary

Dementia is the term used to describe the symptoms of a large group of illnesses that cause a progressive decline in a person’s functioning. It is a broad term used to describe a loss of memory, intellect, rationality and social skills. It is estimated that there are more than 413,000 people in Australia with dementia. This online micro-credential identifies the common types of dementia and outlines models of dementia that can be used in any clinical or community setting.

This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

The fee for this micro-credential is $45.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
Fees
Full Fee $45
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply

For direct access to the micro-credential, visit our Learning Management Site: Be Different

Simply set up an account on the site to pay and access the micro-credential you wish to study.

Study Area
  • Health
  • Psychology, Social Work and Community Services
  • Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • Community Services
  • General Education and Training
  • Health

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Micro-credential Structure

2 hours
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Discriminate between dementia and what is not dementia
  2. Identify the different types of dementia
  3. Explore the models of dementia
  4. Assist with positive planning of an individual with dementia in your workplace.

Assessment

Online Quiz

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