Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Graduate Certificate in Dementia Care is a clinically-based program that prepares practitioners for advanced professional practice in the specialist field of dementia. Students use work-based learning to enhance client care and service delivery in the multidisciplinary environment. This degree prepares students for career progression into senior clinical, management, teaching, and research roles. Graduates from this course are clinical nurse consultants, aspiring clinical nurse consultants, family carers, medical practitioners, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, registered nurses, social workers, volunteers and other roles in aged and dementia care. The program differs from courses offered by other NSW and Australian universities in that it is underpinned by a rehabilitation approach to dementia care.
Health care practitioners
4 core subjects
- Dementia care
Standard entry requirements
A recognised Bachelors degree in a health-related discipline, or equivalent. Other professional qualifications in a related discipline may also be considered.
The Graduate Certificate in Dementia Care articulates with the Master of Science (Dementia Care). All subjects successfully completed in the Graduate Certificate in Dementia Care will count as credit towards the Master of Science (Dementia Care) upon successful transfer.
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Applicants who wish to study via distance delivery should first seek academic advice from the Program Co-ordinator.