Online dementia course Online Dementia Courses

Increase your dementia knowledge with our range of online courses

Cost free
Cost Free for Australian workers
certificate on completion
Certificate Available on completion
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ONLINE COURSE

Recognising and acting on pain in people living with dementia for direct care workers

3 hours
Cost free
Certificate

Learn how to look, listen and investigate pain in people living with dementia who are unable to verbalise their discomfort or pain.

Suitable for people working in:

Palliative care Respite care Mixed care Community care Primary care Residential care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 3
ONLINE COURSE

Appropriate use of benzodiazepines and other sedatives

4 hours
Cost free
Certificate

Learn about the role benzodiazepines and other sedative medications may play in supporting a person experiencing responsive behaviours and use case studies to help you develop an individualised and evidence-based management plan for people in your care.

Suitable for people working in:

Community care Primary care Residential care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 8 7 3 1
ONLINE COURSE

Dementia Friendly Pharmacy

3 hours
Cost free
Certificate

Explore the ways in which community pharmacies can improve their ability to meet the needs of family carers of people living with dementia.

Suitable for people working in:

Mixed care Community care Primary care Acute care

ONLINE COURSE

Too much of a good thing: fundamentals of deprescribing

1 hour
Cost free
Certificate

Maximising benefit and minimising harm; Learn how you can support the deprescribing process in older people living with dementia.

Suitable for people working in:

Respite care Palliative care Residential care Acute care Primary care Community care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 3 6 7 2 1
ONLINE COURSE

Caring for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people with dementia

3 hours
Cost free
Certificate

Become culturally competent in caring for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people with dementia.

Suitable for people working in:

Respite care Palliative care Emergency care Mixed care Community care Residential care Acute care Primary care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 1 3
ONLINE COURSE

The pain puzzle: Recognition, assessment and treatment of pain in people living with dementia

2 hours
Cost free
Certificate

Increase your understanding of pain assessment and management for people with dementia living in a residential environment.

Suitable for people working in:

Respite care Mixed care Primary care Acute care Residential care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 3 1
ONLINE COURSE

Recognising, diagnosing and managing dementia in general practice

4 hours
Cost free
Certificate

Explore the most up to date advice on dementia in the General Practice setting. Various health professionals share their knowledge, experience and insights in dementia research, education and care.

Suitable for people working in:

Primary care

ONLINE COURSE

Demystifying dementia

3 hours
Cost free
Certificate

A practical and step-wise approach to improving your knowledge, skills and confidence in recognising, diagnosing and managing dementia in the general practice setting.

Suitable for people working in:

Primary care Acute care

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