Story-Care and the Older Person - PDC64762




8 hours

This online Short Course will be an introduction to story-care, what it is is and how it can improve care for the older person.

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.

There is no fee associated with this short course.

Standard Course Structure


8 hours

  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.


Online Quiz

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.

This course provides Professional Development for nursing, social science and health students and clinicians.

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

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