Event price: $ 2,050,000 COP

Pay on line: At the time of your registration you can pay online with credit card and PSE.

Payment in banks:
Present the invoice printed in laser, and approach the following banking entities:

  • Bancolombia
  • Itaú
  • Banco de Bogotá and its banking correspondents: Almacenes Éxito, Carulla, Surtimax, Súper inter.

Face-to-face payment:
Go to the University Cashier and pay with a debit or credit card.

Start date: 03-11-2020

End date: 05-18-2021

Duration: 96.00 hours.

Event city: Medellin

Schedules: Tuesday, November 3 to May 18, 2021 with a break from December 22 to January 12, resuming January 15, 2021.

Modality: Face-to-face assisted by technology (online, synchronous meetings).

To consider:

It is necessary to have a minimum of people to start the program.

No refunds are made once the program has started.

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Full Rate: $ 2,050,000

Prompt payment rate of $ 1,845,000 until October 26.

If you want to take advantage of the discount, get information with:

Eliana María Zapata 444 05 55 Ext 1389, Email: ezapata@ces.edu.co

Claudia Obando Torres 444 05 55 Ext 1222, Email: cobando@ces.edu.co

Event Code: 70087266

To register, you must fill out the form to generate the invoice and make the payment online, banks or in person at the University.

Faculty: Well-being and mental health psychology

Eliana Maria Zapata
Continuing Education Professional
(57) (4) 4440555 ext 1389

Claudia Obando Torres
Administrative Assistant Continuing Education
(57) (4) 4440555 ext 1222

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The modality of the event is Face-to-face

The increase in life expectancy and the decrease in the birth rate, has as a consequence the aging of the population. In this context, the CES University diploma is configured as a multidisciplinary face-to-face proposal for the training of professionals, who want to work with older people or delve into the problems associated with population aging.

Students and graduates of academic programs in psychology, medicine, gerontology, speech therapy, and occupational therapy. Also for students of different specialties in psychology and medicine.

On-site Diploma Assisted by Technology (online, synchronous meetings).


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Study plan

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Offer a training space for professionals in the health area and other professionals to obtain tools, skills and knowledge regarding the problem of the aging of the population and the care of older adults in the different environments or scenarios that can be addressed.

Finance the payment of your registration with SUFI, contact the advisor:

Anderson Esneyder Acevedo Benitez
Telephone: (57) (4) 604 91 25
Mobile: 301 254 98 44
Email: anaceved@bancolombia.com.co

Payment with Severance:
Check with your fund and severance management company about the requirements to make the payment *.
* Applies for diplomas and certifications.

  • Topic 1: Aging
    Studies in Latin America and Colombia.
  • Topic 2: Normal aging
    Old age and the life cycle
    Epidemiological considerations
    Theories about aging
    Myths and taboos about aging
    Different disciplinary points of view on aging.
  • Topic 3: Mild cognitive disorder.
  • Topic 4: Neuropsychology
    Neuropsychological tests in normal elderly populations
    The cognitive dimension
    Cognitive functions through evolution
    Cognitive functions
    Attention and memory
    Short term memory
    Long term memory
    Spatial and visuo-constructional functions
    Heterogeneity of cognitive profiles.
  • Topic 5: Mild cognitive disorder
  • Topic 6: Dementias - concept
    The concept of dementia and its evolution
    The evolution of the concept
    The impact of dementia on the individual, family and society
    An economic approach to the impact of dementia
  • Unit 7: Alzheimer's type dementia.
  • Topic 8: Neuropsychology in Alzheimer's.
  • Topic 9: Frontotemporal Dementia.
  • Topic 10: Neuropsychology in frontotemporal dementia.
  • Topic 11: Vascular dementia.
  • Unit 12: Dementia and abnormal movements.
  • Topic 13: Neuropsychology in abnormal movements and vascular dementia.
  • Unit 14: Reversible dementias.
  • Topic 15: Neuropsychological rehabilitation.
  • Topic 16: Decision making in the elderly
    The rights of the elderly
    Legislation and old age
    Ethics old age and dementia
    Examination after death.
  • Topic 17: Mental health in the elderly
  • Unit 18: Geriatric syndromes: immobility, instability, infections, irritability of the colon, immunodeficiencies.
  • Topic 19: Bone health in geriatrics
    Frailty and sarcopenia
    Sarcopenia and falls
    Importance of fragility
    Fragility as a superior entity
    Importance of its recognition in the practice of the geriatrician
    Polypharmacy and osteoporosis
    Predictors of hip fracture
    Exercise and osteoporosis
    Contextualization of fragility, when and how to measure it.
  • Topic 20: Cardiogeratry
    Cardiovascular Risk Factors in the elderly
    Assessment of the frailty profile in decision-making in cardiogeriatrics
    Importance of geriatric assessment in cardiovascular surgery patients.
  • Topic 21: Metabolic disorders in the elderly
  • Topic 22: Nutrition in the elderly
    Swallowing problems
  • Topic 23: Sleep disorders in the elderly
    Restless Leg Syndrome
    Hypopnea-obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.
  • Topic 24: Future of research in old age.

General objectives:

To know the world panorama of old age from the epidemiological point of view.

Know the normal and pathological aging process from a multidisciplinary perspective.

Estimate the role of the different professionals in the care and care of the elderly and the importance of the multidisciplinary work team in the care of the elderly.

Know the change in cognition during normal aging.

Learn about dementia syndromes and the impact it has on the family and society.

Identify geriatric syndromes and their relationship with differences in medical specialties.

Learn the importance of caregivers for the elderly population.

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