University of Technology Sydney

96726 Caring for an Older Person

6cp; 5 x Zoom meetings, plus weekly independent online study and participation in online activities
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.



This subject is designed to develop students' knowledge and skills in caring for an older person across a range of healthcare settings. A particular emphasis is placed on evidence-based assessment and care of the older person with chronic illness and/or geriatric syndromes. In response to a rapidly ageing population, students are encouraged to embrace the multiple opportunities and challenges in caring for an older person with the aim of providing person-centred care and ensuring the best possible health outcomes for older people.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

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Access conditions

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