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PDC64762 - Story-Care and the Older Person

Course Details

Course Summary

This online micro-credential develops psycho-social skills important to working with older people. It is aimed at students who wish to advance their knowledge and skills for aged care clinical placement. The micro-credential focuses on clinical placement in aged care and explores the key psycho-social concepts of person-centred care, narrative competence and storytelling skills. Learners are able to assess their own knowledge of aged-care and capabilities in narrative competence. On the topic of aged care and narrative competence, learners explore creative strategies to put into practice the power of stories in working with and for older people.

Person-centred care, narrative skills, elements of compelling stories, and the benefits of story-sharing for clients, clinicians, students, and the community will be explored.

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 or study in nursing, the social sciences or other health professions.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • International
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee No data available.
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
  • Education and Humanities
  • Health
  • Psychology, Social Work and Community Services
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

8 hours

  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate awareness and understanding of narrative concepts and techniques used to work with older people
  2. Explain how stories are used to create meaning and direction in the older person care context
  3. Analyse a range of stories used in the older person context.

Assessment

Online Quiz

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