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PDC20089 - Motor Neurone Disease: Client Care in the Community

Overview

At a glance

This online Short Course provides an overview of Motor Neurone Disease (MND), how it affects the body and the nursing management principles of care for a client with MND. There is no cure for MND and management is aimed at providing as much function, independence and comfort as possible and is best managed with the health team.  The principles of nursing management can be applied to any clinical setting whether it is acute, residential or community located.

The fee for this short course will be $45.00.

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Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

2 hours

Career Opportunities

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.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 2 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course provides an overview of Motor Neurone Disease (MND), how it affects the body and the nursing management principles of care for a client with MND. There is no cure for MND and management is aimed at providing as much function, independence and comfort as possible and is best managed with the health team.  The principles of nursing management can be applied to any clinical setting whether it is acute, residential or community located.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. An overview of the effects of Motor Neurone Disease (MND)
  2. Common care issues encountered with clients who have Motor Neurone Disease (MND)
  3. Assessment and management of clients with Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

Entry Requirements

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

Program Structure

Self-paced online study with a Multiple Choice Quiz (MCQ).

How to Apply

Enrolment

For direct access to the course, visit cpd.cqu.edu.au