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Dementia - An Introduction to Dementia - PDC20078

DOMESTICINTERNATIONAL
STUDY MODES

Online

DURATION

2 hours

Dementia is the term used to describe the symptoms of a large group of illnesses that cause a progressive decline in a person’s functioning. It is a broad term used to describe a loss of memory, intellect, rationality and social skills. It is estimated that there are more than 413,000 people in Australia with dementia. This online Short Course identifies the common types of dementia and outlines models of dementia that can be used in any clinical or community setting.

The fee for this short course will be $45.00.

Standard Course Structure

Study Mode: Online
Duration: 2 hours
  1. Discriminate between dementia and what is not dementia
  2. Identify the different types of dementia
  3. Explore the models of dementia
  4. Assist with positive planning of an individual with dementia in your workplace.

Assessment

Online Quiz

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals or members of the community who have a personal interest in Dementia.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 2 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

For direct access to the course, visit https://cpd.cqu.edu.au/