Diagnosing dementia in general practice

Type: Video 60mins

Dementia is a common presentation in general practice.

This recorded webinar, the second in a series of webinars on dementia, has been designed to provide GPs and nurses a stepwise approach to the assessment and diagnosis of dementia in general practice. The webinar includes an interactive discussion with panelists demonstrating a person centred approach to assessing people presenting with dementia.

Watch Webinar nowMP4 | File size: 185mb

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 223408

PRESENTERS

dr hilton koppe dementia training australia gp education team

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.

Dr Stephanie Daly DTA GP educator

Dr Steph Daly

GP Educator, DTA GP Education Team

Dr Steph 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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