Appropriate use of benzodiazepines and other sedatives
Certificate of Completion
Learn about the role benzodiazepines and other sedative medications may play in supporting a person experiencing responsive behaviours and use case studies to help you develop an individualised and evidence-based management plan for people in your care.
Suitable for people working in:
Community Care , Primary Care , Residential Care
About this Course
To complete this course, you must successfully complete each of the modules, in the order listed. Select Module 1 to commence the course.
By completing this course, learners will be able to:
- Describe the role of benzodiazepines and other sedatives in supporting a person with dementia experiencing a responsive behaviour.
- Recognise the risks and common adverse effects that benzodiazepines and other sedatives carry when used in people with dementia.
- Identify target responsive behaviours.
- Develop an appropriate management plan.
- Develop an appropriate withdrawal plan.
Continuing Professional Education
Completion of this course provides 4 hours of continuing professional education. A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion.
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Increase your knowledge of dementia
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Real life examples to help you put knowledge into practice
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Certificate of Completion
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