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Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Neurocognitive Disorders

Postgraduate | MUR-SHP503 | 2024

Study method
100% online
100% online
Enrol by
21 July 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
15 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
29 July 2024

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Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Neurocognitive Disorders

About this subject

  • On successful completion of the subject you should be able to:

    1. Differentiate between mild cognitive impairment, dementia, delirium, depression, and Parkinson’s disease and evidence-based approaches to prevention, assessment, treatment, and supportive care of older people experiencing neurocognitive disorders.
    2. Apply principles of person-centred care to the management and support of older people with neurocognitive disorders across healthcare settings.
    3. Design enabling physical and social environments to support older people living with neurocognitive disorders throughout the disease trajectory.
    4. Critique models of care that recognise, assess, and manage responsive behaviours expressed by people with dementia.
    5. Apply the biopsychosocial model of pain to the assessment and management of pain in people with cognitive and communicative impairment.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • MUR-GHC-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Gerontological Healthcare


Enrolment in a Graduate degree.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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