This course is an easily accessible online professional development course that portrays the most up to date advice on dementia in the General Practice setting.
General Practitioners, a neuroscientist, a psychiatric geriatrician, nursing professional and carers share their knowledge, experience and insights in dementia research, education and care.
The course consists of 4 modules and covers:
- Module 1: Recognising Dementia in General Practice
- Module 2: Diagnosing Dementia in General Practice
- Module 3: How does Dementia progress?
- Module 4: Managing Dementia in General Practice
Each module is presented as a video, with a transcript available for those who prefer to read the module content instead.
Primary Learner Setting
- General Practice
Target Learner Occupations – Primary
- General Practitioners
- Primary Health Nurses
Target Learner Occupations – Secondary
- Any one working with people living with dementia
Continuing Professional Education Statement
Completion of this course provides 4 hours of professional education – a certificate of completion will be issued after course completion.
This eLearning course was developed for DTA by the team led by the University of Tasmania. Specific credits: Professor Andrew Robinson, Professor Dimity Pond, Dr Marita Long, Dr Hilton Koppe, Dr Margaret Winbolt and Helen Douglas. The contributions of various General Practitioners, a neuroscientist, a psychiatric geriatrician, nursing professional and carers who have shared their knowledge, experience and insights in dementia research, education and care are acknowledged and appreciated.
Dementia Training Australia is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Dementia and Aged Care Services Fund.
Topic Areasdementia-assessment, dementia-diagnosis, medication-management, palliative-care, person-centred-care, responsive-behaviours,
Target Audienceprimary-care, private-practice,
Target Occupationmedical-pharmacy, general-practitioner, intern-or-resident, medical-specialist, psychogeriatrician,
Target Populationanyone-with-dementia, remote, rural,
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Registrations will close the day before the course starts