Medicine for the Older Person, Advanced Diploma | iheed | Dublin, Ireland
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Medicine for the Older Person

9 months
Duration
3600 EUR/full
3600 EUR/full
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About

Drawing on the expertise of national and international experts in Care of the Elderly, this 9-month Professional Diploma in Medicine for the Older Person provides learners with advanced knowledge and skills to ensure patients live a fulfilled later life. iheed offers the Medicine for the Older Person programme.

Overview

Key facts

iheed's Medicine for the Older Person provides a supportive, richly informative, and accessible educational opportunity for healthcare professionals wishing to upskill or refresh their understanding of how common geriatric conditions present and are managed. The programme aims to develop clinically focused diagnostic skills through the use of interactive patient cases. It allows for opportunities to practice and develop diagnostic skills in a highly engaging format. It enhances the skills required to identify important clinical features to develop a diagnosis and formulate effective management plans for patients.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aging and the individual
  • Aging, society, and the healthcare system (IHI)
  • Quality improvement
  • Ethics and Medicolegal aspects of care of the older person 
  • Integrated care and Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment 
  • Gait disorders and falls 
  • Bone health 
  • Frailty screening and multimorbidity 
  • Incontinence 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

This programme is for all healthcare professionals holding a clinical bachelor qualification (or nursing diploma).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3600 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3600 EUR for the full programme during 9 months.
  • National

    3600 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3600 EUR for the full programme during 9 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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