Certificate of Completion
Expand your understanding of why older people living with dementia so often use multiple medicines, and why this can be a problem.
Suitable for people working in:
Residential Care , Acute Care , Primary Care , Community Care , Respite Care , Palliative Care
This module is part of the course:
Too much of a good thing
On completion of this module you should be able to:
Identify aged care residents at risk from their use of multiple medicines
Describe the difference between medicine use for prevention and symptom control
Explain why many conditions may be best managed without the use of medicines
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 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
Dr Natali Jokanovic
Professor Sarah Hilmer
Associate Professor Chris Etherton-Beer
Dr Emily Reeve
Dr Amelia Crabtree
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Learning with DTA
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