This program encourages health professionals to understand the acute care experience from the viewpoint of the person living with dementia.
01 Feb 2018 - 01 May 2018 elearning
This course is estimated to take 5 hours to complete
DTA-8208-02-18: The View from Here
The course is visual and interactive comprising nine topics that take approximately 30 minutes each to work through. Content includes video case studies illustrating interactions, assessments and strategies with links and downloads of tools and other resources. The topics include:
Topic 1 – Neuropathology
Topic 2 – Delirium and delirium superimposed on dementia
Topic 3 – Person Centred care and Theoretical models
Topic 4 – Communication Strategies
Topic 5 – Information Gathering and Bedside Tests
Topic 6 – Approaches to Pain Assessment
Topic 7 – Activities for the Acute Care Setting
Topic 8 –The Environment: Sensory, Physical, Social
Topic 9 – Care planning and interventions
Called The View from Here, the program encourages health professionals to understand the acute care experience from the viewpoint of a person who has dementia. Putting the patient’s perspective foremost in the modules underpins learning and supports a person centred approach to care.
The View from Here has been reviewed by clinicians and academics with expertise in dementia care in acute care settings, delirium management and learning design.
A Completion Certificate for CPD credit is awarded on successful completion of all nine topics, including assessments.
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