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Diploma in Medicine for the Older Person

Dates: 01 October 2021 - 30 June 2022
Host: RCPI
Location: Online & In-house RCPI
CPD: 66 external CPD points


Do you want to develop expert knowledge and skills in medicine for the older person?

This diploma will teach you how to diagnose, treat and manage a wide range of conditions and clinical presentations associated with older people.

You will complete modules on mobility, cognition, falls and bone health, community care, neurological disorders, multi-morbidities and frailty, psychiatry in old age, and advances in gerontology (including legal aspects).

You will learn from leading experts in geriatric medicine and explore the most critical issues facing geriatric medicine in Ireland, including the growing number of Irish citizens aged over 75.

The expanding role of the multidisciplinary team, the importance of expert communication and teamwork between clinicians across clinical sites and settings is emphasised throughout this programme.

This course has been designed for physicians and general practitioners who have an interest in the care of the older person.

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