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Author Topic: Understanding Dementia (University of Tasmania) Free MOOC  (Read 637 times)

Offline Pecos_Bill

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The course begins on August 17th. 3-5 hours work/week...Be there or be square.

https://www.mooc-list.com/course/understanding-dementia-university-tasmania?static=true

This is a course about dementia looking at a broad range of topics including,basic brain anatomy, pathology, dementia research, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, medical management, living with dementia, progression and staging, palliation, behaviours and therapeutic approaches.

In response to the recent dramatic rise in the global incidence of dementia and the subsequent need for quality dementia education, this course is designed to provide understanding to improve the quality of life across the trajectory of dementia for people with the condition, their families and carers.

The 9-week curriculum is divided into three units: ‘the brain’, ‘the diseases’ and ‘the person’. It covers a range of topics including basic brain anatomy, pathology, dementia research, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, medical management, living with dementia, progression and staging, palliation, behaviours and therapeutic approaches.
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