About the CPD short course
This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.
Who should attend?
This short course is designed for nurses who wish to enhance their understanding and confidence in providing care for clients with dementia. Participants will gain an understanding of the types of dementia, and of the assessment and management of clients with dementia.
Dates and locations
We are currently finalising our calendar of CPD short courses for the first half of 2017. If you would like to be informed when dates are announced, you can register for email notifications.
If you would like to tell us which courses you would like to see in your area, please click here to complete a short survey.
|RN member $187.50||EN member $153.50|
|RN non-member $219.50||EN non-member $186.00|
Key learning outcomes
On completion participants will be better able to:
- identify the types of dementia
- discuss the models of dementia care
- discuss the integration of evidence-based practice in the assessment, care and management of clients with dementia
- recommend resources and services available for the clients and families of clients with dementia in the community.
Welcome and introduction
Review of anatomy
What is dementia?
Diagnosis and assessment
Care planning and treatment
The future of dementia care
Resources and services
Evaluation and finish