Care planning and interventions
Certificate of Completion
This module draws together the learnings from modules 1-8 and leads you through planning care and implementing strategies that will lead to optimal care for patients with any form of cognitive impairment.
This module has prerequisite requirements
Suitable for people working in:
Primary Care , Acute Care
This module is part of the course:
The view from here - acute care
Care planning and interventions
In this module we ask you how you go about documenting your observations about people with dementia who are your patients. We explore the value and limitations of some behavioural observation tools.
We examine pharmacological strategies including the use of antipsychotics in dementia their known adverse effects and the use of medications in the management of responsive behaviours in acute care.
The final activity asks you to reflect on all of this program's modules in a care planning scenario.
On completion of this module you should be able to:
review and discuss the Pittsburgh Agitation Scale, Cohen Mansfield Agitation Inventory, and the PAH Behavioural Monitoring Template
understand the latest evidence regarding the use of anti-psychotics for the management of responsive behaviours in acute care
Continuing Professional Education
A completion certificate for CPD credit is awarded upon successful completion of this module.
The View from Here was developed by:
Frederick Graham, Metro South Health
Sandra Jeavons, Elizabeth Miles and Prof Elizabeth Beattie, Dementia Training Australia, QUT
It is based on a face-to-face education program of the same name previously developed by Queensland Dementia Training Study Centre.
The View from Here has been reviewed by clinicians and academics with expertise in dementia care in acute care settings, delirium management and learning design.
The View from Here was developed with funding from the Australian Government Department of Health.
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