Certificate of Completion
A practical and step-wise approach to improving your knowledge, skills and confidence in recognising, diagnosing and managing dementia in the general practice setting.
Suitable for people working in:
Primary Care , Acute Care
By completing this course, participants will be able to:
- List the exclusion and exclusion criteria for dementia
- Describe the three stages of dementia
- Develop and implement an effective management plan for people living with dementia at different stages of the disease
In this course, you will complete the following modules:
This module describes the stages and domains approach to recognising and diagnosing dementia in general practice
This module discusses the dementia trajectory and provides management strategies for the different stages of the disease. Templates for GP...
Continuing Professional Education
Completion of this course provides 3 hours of continuing professional education. A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion.
Dr Hilton Koppe MB BS MFM FRACGP
Dr Marita Long MB BS DCH FRACGP
This course was developed by the DTA GP education group and the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre. The contributions of the following people to this resource is acknowledged with gratitude:
Professor Andrew Robinson
Professor Dimity Pond
Dr Margaret Winbolt
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