Online module

Deprescribing

30 mins

1 week

Cost free

Certificate of Completion

Develop your knowledge of how your role can support the deprescribing process for older people living with dementia.

Cost free

This module has prerequisite requirements

Further details below

Suitable for people working in:

Respite Care , Palliative Care , Residential Care , Acute Care , Primary Care , Community Care

This module is part of the course:

Too much of a good thing

Deprescribing

Deprescribing


Prerequisites


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Describe the benefits and risks associated with deprescribing
  • Explain the general process of deprescribing
  • Discuss how nurses may be involved in deprescribing

Continuing Professional Education

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

Acknowledgements

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 online course was developed by Dementia Training Australia, University of Western Australia.

The following people are specifically acknowledged for their contribution:

  • Dr Andrew Stafford
  • Dr Amy Page
  • Dr Margaret Windbolt
  • Dr Chris While
  • Ellie Newman
  • Dr Natali Jokanovic
  • Professor Sarah Hilmer
  • Associate Professor Chris Etherton-Beer
  • Dr Emily Reeve
  • Dr Amelia Crabtree

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