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Dementia Explained - PDC56732

DOMESTICINTERNATIONAL
STUDY MODES

Fee

$120

DURATION

10 hours

This online micro-credential introduces the challenges facing Australia with the projected prevalence of Dementia in the near future. The micro-credential 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.

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.

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  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:

Online Quiz

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

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.

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Simply set up an account on the site to pay and access the micro-credential you wish to study.