Online module

Dementia Discovery: Frontotemporal dementia

15 mins

1 week

Cost free

Certificate of Completion

This brief module focuses on changes in the brain that may be related to frontotemporal dementia

Suitable for people working in:

Community Care,  Mixed,  Respite Care,  Residential Care

This module is part of the course:

Dementia discovery

Dementia Discovery: Frontotemporal dementia

Dementia Discovery: Frontotemporal dementia

This module is part of the course, Dementia Discovery. Enrol in this module or complete the full course.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Answer the question "what is frontotemporal dementia?"
  • Understand regions of the brain affected by frontotemporal dementia
  • Appreciate common symptoms of frontotemporal dementia that may affect day-to-day functions

Continuing Professional Development

A completion certificate for CPD credit is awarded upon successful completion of this module.


This online micro-course was developed for DTA by the team led by the University of Wollongong

Specific credits:

  • Belinda Goodenough
  • Sarah Bartlett

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Version history

Published: 14 Apr 2020
Updated: 14 Jul 2023

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