Demystifying Dementia Webinar

Type: Video 60mins

Dementia is a common presentation in general practice.

This webinar has been designed to assist GP’s and nurses in their interactions with people with dementia and their family/carers. In this webinar, a panel of GP’s outline frameworks for making it easier to assess people presenting with dementia.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Outline the difficulty in diagnosing and managing dementia despite it being a common cause of death.
  • Apply the Inclusion Criteria Framework in assessing patients for a possible diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Dementia.
  • Apply the Exclusion Criteria Framework in assessing patients for a possible diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Dementia.
  • Recognise features other than memory loss in people with dementia by applying the Domains Framework

ACCREDITATION

2 CPD points apply only via Quick Log on the RACGP website.

RACGP activity number 206588

PRESENTERS

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Dr Hilton Koppe

Lead Educator, DTA GP Education Team

Dr Hilton Koppe is a general practitioner from Lennox Head. Hilton combines his clinical work with an active role in medical education. Since 2017, Hilton has been working with the team at University of Tasmania’s Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre and with Dementia Training Australia to develop and deliver innovative education programs to assist with the recognition, diagnosis and management of dementia in the general practice setting.

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Dr Marita Long

GP Educator, DTA GP Education Team

Dr Marita Long graduated from the University of Tasmania in 2007 with first-class honours. Marita has worked in a diverse range of general practice settings and has been a medical educator for General Practice Training Tasmania, Eastern Victorian General Practice Training, the University of Tasmania/Wicking Dementia Education and Research Centre and Dementia Training Australia (DTA). Marita is a member of DTA’s GP Education group.

Dr Stephanie Daly DTA GP educator

Dr Stephanie Daly

GP Educator, DTA GP Education Team

Dr Stephanie Daly is a specialist GP in Dementia. She is a fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners and has completed post-graduate training in Dementia Studies at the University of Bradford in the UK.  More recently since moving to Australia she has become an advocate for patients living with Dementia and has facilitated the practice she works at becoming one of the first dementia-friendly (Dementia Australia approved) GP surgery’s in Australia. 


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