2023-2024 / GERI1001-1

Support for the elderly in institutions


25h Th

Number of credits

 Master in public health (120 ECTS) (Transitional programme)2 crédits 


Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

General principles of care in the elderly 
Lectures will be assumed by the doctors N. Paquot (nutritional aspects), V. Bartsch (rehabilitation), and S. Gillain (aging, gait disorders and falls, delirium and dementia, pressure ulcers, urinary and fecal retention, and polypharmacy).

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Objectives of knowledge are available on the first slides of each lecture.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

  basic medical science

Planned learning activities and teaching methods


Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)


Recommended or required readings

Written examination

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Mme Vanessa Draps (diabetologie@ulg.ac.be)

Association of one or more MOOCs