PDC56732 - Dementia Explained

Course Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course introduces the challenges facing Australia with the projected prevalence of Dementia in the near future. The course introduces basic overviews of anatomy and physiology of the brain and how different dementias result in a variety of malfunctions. Cognitive impairment in normal ageing processes and dementia are compared and explained, whilst looking into the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and impacts of Dementia.

The fee for this short course will be $200.00.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • 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 https://cpd.cqu.edu.au/

Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Health

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

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

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 10 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures
Standard Course Structure

10 hours
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify strategies for a whole-of-community approach to face the challenges of Dementia in Australia
  2. Outline the main functions of the lobes of the brain and the functions of neurons within the brain
  3. Determine the possible outcomes of injury/malfunction for each particular lobe
  4. Compare cognitive changes in the normal ageing process
  5. Investigate the main topics for research in therapies for Alzheimer's disease
  6. Examine the condition of Alzheimer’s disease including causes, diagnoses and trajectory
  7. Compare and contrast various types of dementias.

Assessment:

Activity Wookbork and Online Quiz

Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
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2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

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