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PDC20098 - Reporting Elder Abuse in the Community Setting

Course Details

Course Summary

This online micro-credential was developed for all health professionals and members of the public to assist them with guiding through reporting options of elder abuse. As a health professional either working in the community or in the residential setting for aged care, you are in the front line to see the signs and symptoms of abuse or neglect. At the conclusion of this micro-credential you will develop a foundation for recognition, responding and reporting in the aged care sector.

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.


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
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
Skill Area
  • Community Services
  • 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

  • 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 Micro-Credential Structure

1 hour
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify a foundation for the recognition of elder abuse
  2. Outline appropriate actions for reporting and responding.

Assessment

Online Quiz

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