This online Short Course in providing quality aged care, consists of 9 short courses covering topics in aged care and quality standards in health care provision.
The fee for this short course will be $240.00.
There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.
Short Course (Professional Development)
How to Apply
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Simply set up an account on the site to pay and access the micro-credential you wish to study.
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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 9 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.
Study Mode Definitions
Online: Online courses provide the flexibility to study without normally requiring a student to visit a campus. Course content is studied through a number of means including the use of online discussion forums, electronic library resources, by contacting lecturers and teachers, and receiving study materials online/electronically. Work integrated learning, including placements, may be included in some courses.
On-campus: Students studying in on-campus mode typically are expected to attend and participate in regular, structured on-campus teaching and learning activities throughout the University’s academic term. These activities may include lectures, tutorials, workshops and practice, online or other activities and normally will be timetabled at a CQUniversity campus or approved delivery site.
Mixed Mode: Students studying in mixed mode will participate in a combination of online learning activities in addition to site-specific learning activities, which may include residential schools, co-op placements and/or work-integrated learning as a compulsory requirement of a unit. The additional site-specific learning activities are what differentiates a mixed-mode unit from an online unit.
*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.
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Standard Course Structure
No units are associated with this course
Course Learning Outcomes
Identify the Standards of the National Safety and Quality Health Service and the relevance to nursing practice
Develop an understanding of the profound implications of healthy ageing
Enhance the clinician's understanding of wound management throughout history
Develop the foundations of what elder abuse encompasses
Recognise the importance of sexuality in the older population
Develop an understanding of the influence and purpose of aggressive behaviours
Identify strategies to begin end of life conversations
Identify key concepts in health care communication
Outline the principles of reflective writing.
The course comprises of the following 9 short courses:
National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards
Healthy Ageing - An Introduction
Wound Management - History, Myths and Traditions
Reporting Elder Abuse in the Community
Sexual Health in Australia - Sex for Seniors
Dealing with Aggression - An Introduction
Communication at the the End of Life
Effective Communication in Health Care
Writing Progress Notes - An Introduction
These courses can be completed as individual courses or completed within this bundled course.
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