Master of Palliative Care in Aged Care

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Courses Overview

What will I learn?
The Master of Palliative Care in Aged Care aims to provide an opportunity for individuals from any professional background who are working in palliative care or aged care to deepen and extend their knowledge based in palliative care in aged care in a global context.
The course is designed to enable practitioners to select a series of topics built on core materials that will assist them to address particular needs within their discipline and clinical setting. In addition, the course aims to develop independent critical thinkers who will be able to contribute to the appraisal, assessment and problem-solving required of a multidisciplinary/multi-professional team.
The course aims to provide students with opportunities to begin to develop as researchers who are able to communicate research evidence to professional communities.
Learning outcomes
At the completion of this course, students should be able to:
articulate the core course concepts of contemporary gerontology and palliative care (eg. healthy ageing and dying, life-course, generatively, loss and grief, interdisciplinary practice, ageist stereotyping)
critically appraise palliative care theory, research, ethics and the professional literature, further extending the students i knowledge and skills in this area
critically discuss issues and recent developments related to providing end of life health care services to the ageing population
develop and complete a piece of independent research which adds to the existing body of knowledge in the area of palliative care in aged care
develop the skills to publish with the peer reviewed literature and communicate research evidence to specialist and non-specialist audiences
develop and implement the skills for a deep and lifelong approach to learning within the context of palliative and aged care.


Department

Which department am I in? College of Nursing and Health Sciences


Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have equivalent of a three-year Australian bachelors degree. Some degrees may require work experience to meet the entry requirements. A reference or statement from the employer will be required. Special requirements apply to the four-year Doctor of Medicine. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic): 7.0 Overall with 7.0 Speaking, 7.0 Writing; 7.0 Reading, 7.0 Listening; TOEFL Paper 600 Overall 5.0 TWE; TOEFL (Internet): 96 Overall with 24 Speaking, 24 Writing, 24 Reading; 24 Listening; Pearson PTE Academic: 65 Overall with 65 Speaking, 65 Writing, 65 Reading; 65 Listening; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) with a grade of C.


Entry Requirement For International Student

Applicants must normally hold an approved degree or an equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution and have not less than two years'' clinical involvement in palliative care or aged care or in a related field.
English language requirements:
They must also satisfy the following English language requirements: IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL Paper 550 Overall 4.5 TWE; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) with a grade of B2.


Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
Torrens University Australia offers below pathways courses for this subject Diploma of Counselling and Communication Skills


Full Time (1.5 years)

A$30,500.00 (US$ 23,857) per year

19 February 2018, 23 July 2018, 25 February 2019, 29 July 2019

Flinders University Bedford Park Campus, Sturt Road, BEDFORD PARK, South Australia, 5042, ADELAIDE, Australia


Online/Distance (1.5 years)

A$30,500.00 (US$ 23,857) per year

19 February 2018, 23 July 2018, 25 February 2019, 29 July 2019

Flinders University Bedford Park Campus, Sturt Road, BEDFORD PARK, South Australia, 5042, ADELAIDE, Australia


Online/Distance with attendance (1.5 years)

A$30,500.00 (US$ 23,857) per year

19 February 2018, 23 July 2018, 25 February 2019, 29 July 2019

Flinders University Bedford Park Campus, Sturt Road, BEDFORD PARK, South Australia, 5042, ADELAIDE, Australia