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Understanding Dementia (University of Tasmania)

Feb 7th 2023
Understanding Dementia (University of Tasmania)
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The Understanding Dementia MOOC was developed by the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre based in the College of Health and Medicine at the University of Tasmania. This world-leading online course is free, easily accessible and available to everyone with an interest in dementia. This course is free and [...]

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

Oct 3rd 2022
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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Preventing Dementia (University of Tasmania)

May 17th 2022
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 [...]

Understanding Brain Health: Preventing Dementia (FutureLearn)

Dec 20th 2021
Understanding Brain Health: Preventing Dementia (FutureLearn)
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Learn how early detection and protecting brain health can help to reduce the risk of brain diseases that lead to dementia. Advance your knowledge of dementia prevention with Brain Health Scotland. This course offers an up-to-date exploration of dementia prevention, from early disease detection to positive brain health [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]