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Dementia Studies

Available at: Cornwall part-time

Overview

This program is targeted towards people working in long term care homes, retirement homes, community support services, and others caring for persons living with dementia. This program develops the knowledge, skills and attitudes to enhance competency in providing quality care.

Statement of Achievement Objectives

At the end of this Statement of Achievement, graduates will be able to:

  1. Apply the knowledge required to play an active and supporting role in ensuring the quality of life, independence and dignity of persons living with dementia from early warning signs to end- of- life care.
  2. Participate in and maintain collaborative professional working relationships with key stakeholder groups including community partners, families and other professionals to ensure a continuum of care for persons living with dementia.
  3. Act responsibly and be accountable for one’s actions within the context of current legislation and ethical frameworks.
  4. Advocate for the rights of persons living with dementia.

IMPORTANT

As of September 1, 2017 two courses have changed within this program. Six courses are still required to complete the credential. The course changes reflect the program objectives and provide students with a more current and relevant curriculum in dementia studies. Scroll down this page to the Program Outline to see the course requirements.

 Visit the Online and Continuing Education catalogue for course details and to register.

Highlights

Program Name

Dementia Studies

Program Code

C0479

Credential

Certificate

Start Dates


Program Duration

Part-time

Location (Campus)

Cornwall part-time

Canadian Fees

International Fees

Additional Costs

Scholarships and Bursaries

Program Outline 2020-21

GENI 511 Overview of Dementia
GENI 2501 Communication Strategies
GENI 2102 Enhanced Care Strategies
GENI 2408 Ethics and Legalities
PSWO 2300 Palliative Care
GENI 2450 Dementia Studies Capstone Project

Articulation & Credit Transfer Opportunities

SLC graduates have many options to continue their studies with post-secondary institutions across Canada and around the world. Agreements between SLC and other institutions that are specific to this program are listed below. In addition, there are many credit transfer pathway agreements between colleges and universities within the province of Ontario. Please also visit www.ontransfer.ca to search for options relevant to your program area of study.



    Admission Requirements

    Prerequisites

    Health Requirements

    Testimonials

    My decision to enroll in the Logistics and Supply Chain Management program at St. Lawrence was the best decision I ever made. As a newcomer to the city of Cornwall and to Canada, I didn't find myself lonely since I had extremely friendly instructors, they helped me overcome the challenges that I had (academic and personal). St. Lawrence College staff have become like family that provided me with assistance in all different aspects. St. Lawrence is the only college that provides you real field work placement which is a great step to practice what we've learned and to make connections with business managers as a first step in achieving your dream career. On top of that the lovely city of Cornwall is a perfect place to learn about logistics and supply chain management as it functions as a hub centre for eastern Ontario. It also has a nice weather, amazing landscapes and very friendly people. My experience at St. Lawrence college was outstanding, I really enjoyed my time.



    Sultan Kittaneh

    Program Contact

    Melissa Longtin
    mlongtin@sl.on.ca

    Admissions Information

    Connect with a Student Recruitment Officer:
    ask@sl.on.ca

    International Students Contact:
    international@sl.on.ca


    Additional Information

    Advanced Standing

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