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Knowledge and Skills for Dementia Care: the SSLD Approach (Coursera)

Nov 1st 2021
Knowledge and Skills for Dementia Care: the SSLD Approach (Coursera)
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This course is designed and produced by Professor Ka Tat Tsang of the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work in collaboration with the Institute for Life Course and Aging at the University of Toronto. This course aims to inform learners about dementia and dementia care from an SSLD perspective, including, [...]
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Global Disease Masterclass: Non-communicable Diseases (Coursera)

Welcome to this course on the aetiology, epidemiology and interventions for non-communicable diseases of the Global Diseases Masterclass. We’ve selected four disease areas and will go through each in turn. The diseases we’ve chosen are: Colorectal Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), Dementia, and Diabetes. We have selected these non-communicable diseases [...]
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Living with Dementia: Impact on Individuals, Caregivers, Communities and Societies (Coursera)

Health professionals and students, family caregivers, friends of and affected individuals, and others interested in learning about dementia and quality care will benefit from completing the course. Led by Drs. Nancy Hodgson and Laura Gitlin, participants will acquire foundational knowledge in the care of persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and [...]
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Understanding Memory: Explaining the Psychology of Memory through Movies (Coursera)

Welcome to Understanding Memory. Someone once said that memory is fascinating because sometimes we forget what we want to remember, sometimes we remember what we want to forget, and sometimes we remember events that never happened or never happened the way we remember them. I want to show you [...]
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Dementia and the Arts: Sharing Practice, Developing Understanding and Enhancing Lives (FutureLearn)

Explore, challenge and shape your perceptions of dementia through science and the creative arts. Creating a society that supports and includes those of us who are living with a dementia is a major challenge - and opportunity. In this course you will discover how the arts can create a [...]
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Understanding Dementia (University of Tasmania)

Jul 6th 2021
Understanding Dementia (University of Tasmania)
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Understanding Dementia is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), offering university-quality education about the latest in dementia research and care. This free course provides an opportunity to engage with the perspectives of an international community, without requiring exams or assignments. This course is free and runs twice a year [...]
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Preventing Dementia (University of Tasmania)

May 11th 2021
Preventing Dementia (University of Tasmania)
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Preventing Dementia is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), offering university-quality education about the latest research in dementia risk and protective factors. The free 4-week course provides an opportunity to engage with the perspectives of a global community, without requiring exams or assignments. This course runs twice a year [...]
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Application of Digital Health Interventions (FutureLearn)

Research on digital heath interventions in mental health. In this course, you’ll learn digital health applications on complex diseases. Based on WHO guidelines, digital health intervention is defined as a discrete functionality of digital technology that is applied to achieve health objectives. We will explore research on the development [...]
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Foundations in Dementia (FutureLearn)

Discover better ways to support people with dementia. Explore signs and symptoms, interventions, support networks and more. Gain expert knowledge and skills to care for individuals living with dementia. Dementia is becoming more common worldwide. On this course, you will learn to understand people with dementia and to care [...]
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Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Care (edX)

Provides an overview of Alzheimer’s disease, including pathophysiology, risk factors, stages, symptoms, diagnosis, including medications used to enhance cognitive function. Reviews modified communication strategies that optimize interactions and reduce behavioral expressions. Explores the topic of dementia caregiving, its challenges and resources available, as well as special care considerations when [...]
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