Online dementia course

The view from here: Skills in dementia care for acute settings

6 hours

9 weeks

Cost free

Certificate of Completion

Develop the knowledge and practice skills needed to care for people with dementia in hospitals. Designed to help nurses and other health professionals understand the care experience from the viewpoint of the person living with dementia.

Suitable for people working in:

Emergency Care , Acute Care

The view from here: Skills in dementia care for acute settings

About this course

In this course, you will complete the following modules:




40 mins

This module introduces you to the basic neuropathology of dementia and the responsive behaviours associated with dementia.



Communication strategies (Acute)

45 mins

Communication Strategies provides an overview of the communication changes usually experienced by people with dementia in the acute care setting...

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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