University of Technology Sydney

090046 Ageing: Health, Illness and Decline

6cp; 3 x 1.5hr - 2 hrs (online, e.g. zoom), 15 - 20 hpw (self-directed study and participation in module activities)
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 96323 Ageing: Health, Illness, and Decline


This subject is designed to develop students' knowledge and skills in caring for an older person, across a range of care settings. A particular emphasis is placed on evidence-based assessment and care of the older person, with a common geriatric syndrome. In response to a rapidly ageing population, students are encouraged to embrace the multiple opportunities and challenges in providing person-centred care to ensure optimal health outcomes for older people.

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