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Part-time Courses - Dementia Care Studies

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Courses
Course # Courses Length (Hours) Distance Status
OLRN1734 Creating a Dementia Care Skills Kit

Description: This course allows participants to explore a variety of dementia care skills including creating meaningful programs and activities, therapeutic caregiving strategies, needs communication messaging models (NCM), life stories, and compassionate communication.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

24 Yes Details
OLRN1738 Development, Sustainability & Evaluation of Dementia Care Programs

Description: Focus on the development and sustainability of programs and activities that enhance the quality of life for those with dementia. Follow the program planning process through conducting a needs assessment, creating operational plans, exploring sustainability models, to analyzing and performing program evaluations.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites: OLRN1732
CoRequisites:

24 Yes Details
OLRN1742 Empowerment in Dementia Care

Description: Examine ways that caregivers and those with dementia can ensure, maintain and enhance their quality of life. Topics include end-of-life care, development and training, caregiver integrity, affecting change in the workplace, work-life balance.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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CoRequisites:

24 Yes Details
OLRN1736 Enhancing Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Dementia Care

Description: This course will focus on bringing the PERSON back to personal care. Participants will learn to develop specialized non-verbal communication techniques, facilitate enhancement of workplace interpersonal skills and bridge communications between professional and family caregivers.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
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24 Yes Details
OLRN1732 Exploring Dementia Care

Description: This course will focus on the philosophy of care, specifically holistic care within a medical model. Diagnosis, appropriate physical and emotional environments, effects of dementia on the client and caregiver, research on caregiving, and the importance of ongoing education for caregivers.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

24 Yes Details

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