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PDC20099 - Sexual Health in Australia - Sex for Seniors

Overview

At a glance

This online Short Course is designed to assist the health professional with a better understanding of the importance of sexuality in the elderly population. Acknowledging that we are all sexual beings regardless of how old we become encompasses our identity.

Being proactive by providing accurate information, support and remaining open-minded, the health professional can promote positive person-centred care.

There is no fee associated with this short course.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

1 hour

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 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course is designed to assist the health professional with a better understanding of the importance of sexuality in the elderly population.  Acknowledging that we are all sexual beings regardless of how old we become encompasses our identity.

Being proactive by providing accurate information, support and remaining open-minded, the health professional can promote positive person-centred care.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Recognise the importance of sexuality in the older population
  2. Identify positive approaches to human sexuality
  3. Develop an understanding of the complex factors that shape human sexual behaviour
  4. Identify the role of health care providers to understand and promote the potentially positive role sexuality can play in people’s lives
  5. Be empowered to have meaningful and interactive conversations with seniors about sexual decision making.

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