Inter-professional Education and Practice in Dementia Care
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- 10 Jul 2023
Australia’s fourth oldest university, the University of Tasmania, is highly regarded internationally for teaching and academic excellence. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and more than 50 postgraduate programs across a range of disciplines. The university offers students a diverse range of opportunities, the chance to learn from leading experts, and excellent preparation for their future careers.
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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Explain the roles and scope of responsibility of all those involved in providing quality care for people living with dementia and their families.
- Apply key interprofessional principles to care practices for people living with dementia and their families.
- Explain the connection between interprofessional education and the practice of effective care for people with dementia and their families.
- Reflect on interprofessional leadership and teamwork culture in care practice and the delivery of coordinated care.
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Conditional requisite: 12.5 credit points of study
No additional requirements
This subject introduces students to the concepts of inter-professional education, learning and practice to facilitate optimum care for persons with dementia and their families. The theoretical and practical importance of interprofessional practice will be explored, in part through a consideration of the principles of interprofessional education. Theoretical knowledge and practical skills in collaborative teamwork, leadership, interprofessional collaboration, communication and conflict management will be developed and supported by team and groupwork activities. Group work activities will provide students with an opportunity to reflect upon their own strengths as team members and to identify areas where improvement is required in their involvement in interprofessional and collaborative practice.
- Quizzes (20%)
- Short Answer Questions (25%)
- Case Study (35%)
- Reflection (20%)
Current study term: 09 Jul 23 to 15 Oct 23
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