The major focus of this subject is on Geriatric Psychiatry and provides a necessary background in the related areas of gerontology, geriatric medicine and neuropsychology. The subject has a clinical orientation.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2019.
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health
Master of Mental Health students only
The ageing process Models of ageing Cultural aspects of ageing; family systems Bereavement and loss Geriatric medicine - general principles Drug therapy in old age Aged care assessment Assessment process in geriatric pscychiatry Pschychiatric illness- demography and epidomology Neuropschylogy of ageing Classification of systems Dementia, affective disorder, paranoid disorder, neurosis, delerium, self-harm, substance abuse. Mangement skills - using services Residential services Pscychopharmacology Legislation, ethical issues, research and evaluation Agency visits.
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The information contained in the 2019 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.