Online module

How does Dementia Progress?

40 mins

1 week

Cost free

Certificate of Completion

This module explores the presentation of dementia and its impact on the individual.

Cost free

This module has prerequisite requirements

Further details below

Suitable for people working in:

Primary Care

This module is part of the course:

Dementia in general practice

How does Dementia Progress?

How does Dementia Progress?


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Classify the presentation of dementia into three stages
  • Describe the 5 domains of dementia and how they impact on the individual at each stage

Continuing Professional Education

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


This eLearning course was developed for DTA by the team led by the University of Tasmania.

Specific credits:

  • Professor Andrew Robinson
  • Professor Dimity Pond
  • Dr Marita Long
  • Dr Hilton Koppe
  • Dr Margaret Winbolt
  • Helen Douglas

The contributions of various General Practitioners, a neuroscientist, a psychiatric geriatrician, nursing professional and carers who have shared their knowledge, experience and insights in dementia research, education and care are acknowledged and appreciated.

Dementia Training Australia is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Dementia and Aged Care Services Fund.

Learning with DTA

Online courses

Online courses contain modules that have been grouped together based on their topic area. Each module within a course must be completed, and in the defined order.

Online modules

Modules can be completed individually, and in any order. You may choose to complete any module, based on your areas of interest.


Some modules may have prerequisites. If a module has a prerequisite you’ll need to complete that first to ensure you have the essential prior knowledge required. Modules with a prerequisite will be clearly marked.

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Course Coordinator

Course Coordinator

Margaret Winbolt

La Trobe University

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