Collaborative and Professional Practice in Dementia Care

Collaborative and Professional Practice in Dementia Care

Collaborative and Professional Practice in Dementia Care

Level 7, 30 Credits

Course aim

This module will enable you to:

  • gain a deeper understanding of dementia
  • think creatively and identify innovations in care delivery and how these can be adapted 
  • apply this knowledge to service planning and delivery within your own organisation
Course length

The module is delivered over one semester. We offer intakes in January or September.

Course cost

The cost for this CPD module is £40.00 per credit through the CPD apply route or £33.00 per credit through the self-funded route.

Attendance

You will be expected to attend one half day per week.

Course content

As part of this CPD course, you will study:

  • therapeutic approaches and models of dementia care
  • assessment, interventions and different stages of the disease trajectory
  • palliative and end of life care needs
  • family caregivers and informal carers needs and experiences
  • evaluation in dementia care
Assessment

There are two components to the assessment: 

  • a short presentation (worth 30% of your final mark) on what you consider to be a research or evaluation priority in dementia care
  • an essay (worth 70% of your final mark) where you critically examine the current service provision for people with dementia within your own work context
Entry requirements

In order to be eligible to join this course, you must:

  • have current registration as a health and/or social care professional
  • be currently employed within a health and social care organisation
  • demonstrate experience of Level 6 study or equivalent (demonstrated through prior learning in accordance with LJMU AP(E)L regulations)
CPD award

This Continuing Professional Development can be studied within the MSc Advanced Healthcare Practice (Clinical) award framework or as a single CPD.

Study dates

January 2018 - see timetable

How to apply

If your CPD course is funded by NHS North West, please apply through the CPD apply system. You can contact your Trust Training Lead for further advice on this process.

If you are funding the course yourself, please apply using the online application form selecting Postgraduate Taught from the Level of Entry drop down.

Further information

Further information is available in our CPD for healthcare professionals brochure.

Faculty Admissions Team
Faculty of Education, Health and Community
Liverpool John Moores University
79 Tithebarn Street
Liverpool L2 2ER

T: 0151 231 5829
E: Health@ljmu.ac.uk

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