|Revised on: 28 July, 2014|
1. Course Director
Prof. Timothy Kwok Chi Yui
2. Deputy Course Director
Prof. Eliza L Y Wong
BScN, MPH, PhD, Accredital Mediator, FHKCHSE, FCHSE
Associate Professor, School of Public Health & Primary Care,
To provide training for professionals involved in the care of the elderly in diverse settings. The course will provide an understanding of the biological changes with age from the cellular level to the physical and psychological changes occurring to the whole person, demography, socioeconomic aspects, the concept of successful ageing, clinical aspects and service organization. The MSc course will also cover the principles of epidemiology and statistics, and research methodology, in the study of the elderly.
Graduates of the course will have a good understanding of the biological, socioeconomic, epidemiological, and clinical aspects of ageing as well as different modes of care. They will be able to play a role in policy decisions regarding the well being of elderly populations, contribute to improvements and maintenance of good standards of care in diverse care settings, and carry out research in these areas.
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