Courses

AGED AND DEMENTIA CARE CRASH COURSE

with Optional DCE Certification

(GIMS – BAY)

DESCRIPTION

 The Aged and Dementia Care Crash Course is a 3-month self-paced course that will be offered online by GIMS Philippines in partnership with BAY Global Centre for Healthcare Training – the training arm of the IFDC. The student will have independent management of his/her time while taking the course through video lectures, reading assignments, online quizzes, and once-a-week live sessions with the lecturers.

                Students will be required to purchase the Dementia Care Textbook as the main reference material for the course while the DCE Exam Final Coaching and DCE certification are optional.

Execution Date: January 2022 to target the examinees for April 2022 takers

TRAINING INCLUSIONS

  • 6 months access to (30) pre-recorded training videos and (10) recorded live sessions
  • 1 set of Dementia Care Books (Basic, Practice and Management)
  • Lifetime support group chat
  • 10 Weekly Live Q&A Sessions with the Trainer
  • FREE Access to IFDC Learning Materials, Videos, References and Articles (FUTURE PROJECT)
  • Final competency examination
  • 4 CERTIFICATES for your competencies
  • 2-year discount rate to all IFDC-GIMS PH- organized seminars, webinars and conferences
  • Discounted rate for the final coaching of DCE Certification Exam
  • Recommendation Letter from GIMS PH and IFDC

OPTIONAL (with separate fees)

  • DCE Examination Final Coaching
  • DCE Certification Examination

SCHEDULE

Every week from Weeks 1 to 10, the students are expected to read the assigned reading material and watch the video lectures on Mondays to Friday. Each Friday night, students must attend the live question and answer with the lecturer; while on Saturdays, students must take the online quiz.

On Week 11, students will have the whole week to review at their own pace and must take the final competency exam on Sunday morning.

Week 12 is allotted for optional final coaching for interested students who will take the DCE certification exam.

Week Topic Activities
1 Alzheimer’s and Dementia Disease Awareness Reading Assignments, Video Lectures, Live session with the Lecturer and Online Quiz
2 Strategies for Caring the Person with Dementia Reading Assignments, Video Lectures, Live session with the Lecturer and Online Quiz
3 Communication and Understanding Behavior Reading Assignments, Video Lectures, Live session with the Lecturer and Online Quiz
4 Social Needs and Activities Reading Assignments, Video Lectures, Live session with the Lecturer and Online Quiz
5 Eating Well: An Indicator of Nutrition Status Reading Assignments, Video Lectures, Live session with the Lecturer and Online Quiz
6 Pain Management on Dementia Patients Reading Assignments, Video Lectures, Live session with the Lecturer and Online Quiz
7 Falls and Dementia Reading Assignments, Video Lectures, Live session with the Lecturer and Online Quiz
8 Wandering and Dementia Reading Assignments, Video Lectures, Live session with the Lecturer and Online Quiz
9 Restraint-Free Care Reading Assignments, Video Lectures, Live session with the Lecturer and Online Quiz
10 End-of-Life Care Reading Assignments, Video Lectures, Live session with the Lecturer and Online Quiz
11 FINAL COMPETENCY EXAM EXAM
12 Optional Final Coaching for DCE Certification Exam FINAL COACHING

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