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Falls Prevention in Older People - PUBH5419

Year - 2018

This fully online unit aims to teach students about the principles of falls prevention in the older person with an emphasis on the application of these principles in the field. This unit will focus on risk factors for falls and the development, implementation and evaluation of fall prevention programs. Students will learn about and discuss research methods for the understanding of, prediction of, and prevention of falls, critically evaluate journal articles, and discuss the development of fall prevention programs using case studies.

6-8 hours of online lectures and tutorials per week for 13 weeks

1x 2000 word written assignment (60%), 1 x assignment with "short answer" questions (20%), participation in moderated online discussions (20%)

Recorded lectures, lecture notes, case studies and journal articles will be provided online from a password-protected site


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Public Health
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 4.0
EFTSL: 0.083
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Professor Cathie Sherrington and A/Professor Anne Tiedemann
HECS Band: 2
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