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M.S. in Palliative Care in Aged Care

The masters 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. Topics cover areas such as introduction to social gerontology, communication at the end of life, understanding literature for evidence-based practice, palliative care in aged care settings, introduction to clinical gerontology, psychological dimensions of ageing, healthy ageing (mental health), medication and ageing, best practice in dementia care, and design and ethics in research with vulnerable populations.