Minimising use of antipsychotic medications for responsive behaviour
1 hr 30 mins
Certificate of Completion
Learn how to create an evidence-based plan to support the minimisation of antipsychotic medication for responsive behaviours, in your workplace.
Suitable for people working in:
Residential Care, Respite Care
DTA currently uses different terms for behaviour. We will be progressively moving to the term Changed Behaviour in all our content.
By completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Describe responsive behaviours and evidence-based recommendations to support a person living with dementia who is experiencing a responsive behaviour
- Utilise Dementia Training Australia's (DTA) resources that may assist with minimising the use of antipsychotic medications for responsive behaviours
- Identify beneficial and detrimental effects associated with antipsychotic medications when used for responsive behaviours
- Provide appropriate support for a person living with dementia experiencing a responsive behaviour
- Contribute to the review and monitoring process once a person is commenced on antipsychotic medications
In this course, you will complete the following modules:
In this module you will continue to work through the case study to illustrate a suggested approach for introducing, monitoring...
Continuing Professional Development
Completion of this course provides 1 hours of continuing professional development. 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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|Published:||04 May 2022|
|Updated:||12 Oct 2023|
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