Management of antipsychotic medications for responsive behaviour in residential aged care
Certificate of Completion
Learn how to create an evidence-based plan to support the optimisation of antipsychotic medication management for responsive behaviours, in your workplace.
Suitable for people working in:
Respite Care , Residential Care
By completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Describe Responsive Behaviours and current evidence-based recommendations to support a person with dementia who is experiencing responsive behaviours
- Utilise DTA resources to assist with the optimisation of medication management of responsive behaviours
- Identify beneficial and detrimental effects associated with antipsychotic medications when used for responsive behaviours
- Introduce a set of Dementia Training Australia (DTA) resources that may help when managing antipsychotic medications for responsive behaviours
- Use a case study to suggest how to use the resources
- Provide information regarding current recommendations for antipsychotic medication use for responsive behaviours when all other non-drug strategies have been unsuccessful
- Be able to identify beneficial and detrimental effects associated with antipsychotic medications when used for responsive behaviours
- Be able to contribute to the review and monitoring process once a person is commenced on antipsychotic medications
In this course, you will complete the following modules:
Continuing Professional Education
Completion of this course provides 1 hours of continuing professional education. A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion.
Dementia Training Australia is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Dementia and Aged Care Services Fund, funded by the Australian Government. This eLearning program was developed by Dementia Training Australia, University of Western Australia.
The following people are specifically acknowledged for their contribution:
Bronwen Wright, Medication Management Consultant, Project Pharmacist Officer, Dementia Training Australia, University of Western Australia
Katrina Fyfe, Manager, Dementia Training Australia, University of Western Australia
Andrew Stafford, Director, Dementia Training Australia, University of Western Australia
Kate Fulford, Medication Management Consultant, Project Pharmacist Officer, Dementia Training Australia, University of Western Australia
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