PDC64762 - Story-Care and the Older Person
|Duration||8 hours online self-paced learning. Students can access the micro-credential for one year from enrolment.|
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.
Our micro-credentials are aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
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.
Structure & Availability
Micro-credential: A micro-credential is an online short course with assessment, which, on successful completion is awarded a digital badge through our badge partners Credly. Instructions for this are provided at the end of the course.Duration:
8 hours online self-paced learning.
Students can access the micro-credential for one year from enrolment.
- Demonstrate awareness and understanding of narrative concepts and techniques used to work with older people
- Explain how stories are used to create meaning and direction in the older person care context
- Analyse a range of stories used in the older person context.
Digital Badge via Credly
Students can also download a Certificate of Completion, share to social media or add to a professional portfolio.
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.
Our micro-credentials are available for anyone to access. You do not have to be a CQUniversity student.
Fees & Scholarships
How to apply
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