Target responsive behaviours
Certificate of Completion
Learn about the target responsive behaviours that benzodiazepines and other sedative medications are commonly prescribed for.
This module has prerequisite requirements
Suitable for people working in:
Community Care , Primary Care , Residential Care
This module is part of the course:
Appropriate use of benzodiazepines and other sedatives
Target responsive behaviours
This is module 2 in the 4 part module series: Appropriate use of benzodiazepines and other sedatives.
Other modules in this series:
Module 3: Developing a management plan
Prerequisite: You must first complete module 1 and 2
Module 4: Developing a withdrawal plan
Prerequisite: You must first complete module 1, 2 and 3
This module will provide an introduction to the target responsive behaviours that benzodiazepines and other sedative medications are commonly prescribed for.
On completion of this module you should be able to:
Identify the target behaviours for which benzodiazepines and other sedative medications are commonly prescribed in people living with dementia.
Recognise measurement tools used for assessing and monitoring target behaviours.
Identify practical strategies to support a person living with dementia
Continuing Professional Education
A completion certificate for CPD credit is awarded upon successful completion of this module.
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
- Andrew Stafford
- Ellie Newman
- Kate Fulford
- Melissa Morley
- San San Tan
Review and feedback
- Katrina Fyfe
- Adrian Moody
- Margaret Winbolt
- Elizabeth Miles
- Donna Moore
- Catherine Ross
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