Version Effective: 8th of August, 2017
Version Effective: 8th of August, 2017

PDC20089 - Motor Neurone Disease - Client Care in the Community

Course Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course provides an overview of Motor Neurone Disease (MND), how it affects the body and the nursing management principles of care for a client with MND. There is no cure for MND and management is aimed at providing as much function, independence and comfort as possible and is best managed with the health team.  The principles of nursing management can be applied to any clinical setting whether it is acute, residential or community located. 

The fee for this short course will be $45.00. 

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
  • International
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit Short Course Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply For direct access to the course, visit
Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Health

Admission Codes

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

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course 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 2 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity 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 Course Structure

2 hours
  • Online
No units are associated with this course

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. An overview of the effects of Motor Neurone Disease (MND)
  2. Common care issues encountered with clients who have MND
  3. Assessment and management of clients with MND.


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