Care of the Elderly Online Course

Do you feel out of your comfort zone when a patient displays signs of confusion or postural instability? Would you like to improve your management of patients suffering from or at risk of falls and immobility? Could your organisation benefit from a specialist with extended knowledge of pharmacology or polypharmacy? If so, please consider our new Care of the Elderly online course.

The course is designed to be practical and clinically focused, allowing all healthcare professionals the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in specific areas of interest and relevancy. This will allow them to meet the needs of the ageing person, whilst collaborating and learning with their colleagues in the multidisciplinary team.

Throughout the course, you will be examining relevant information that will improve your management of the elderly including:

  • Pharmacology/polypharmacy
  • Carers/support/user involvement
  • Medico-legal issues
  • Chronic diseases and co-morbidity
  • Lifestyle factors
  • The health delivery environment

All students must satisfy the university requirements for entry to postgraduate courses, including English language requirements, and in addition, will normally be a registered healthcare professional, and obtain an initial degree in medicine or a related health/social care subject.

Apply now for the Postgraduate Diploma.

Meet the Programme Leader

Dr Farhad Umer Huwez M.B.Ch.B ( Mosul) PhD (Glasgow), MRCPI, MRCP (UK) , FRCP (Glasgow), FRCP

Current post: Consultant Stroke Physician- Royal London Hospital

A credited author of five published books, Dr Huwez has led and contributed to Stroke Services in Basildon, Community Services in Thurrock, and Memory Services in Southend, where he introduced the Pre-clinic Imaging concept, dramatically reducing workload by 40-50% in the clinics. He has had work published in over 40 peer-reviewed journals.

  • Fellow Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London
  • Member of the British Association of Stroke Physicians
  • Member of the World Stroke Organization
  • Member of the British Medical Association (BMA)
  • Previously Member of the Working Group on Electro-cardiology and Electrophysiology of the European Cardiac Society

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