Dementia - An Introduction to Dementia - PDC20078
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 micro-credential identifies the common types of dementia and outlines models of dementia that can be used in any clinical or community setting.
This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.
The fee for this micro-credential is $45.
- Discriminate between dementia and what is not dementia
- Identify the different types of dementia
- Explore the models of dementia
- Assist with positive planning of an individual with dementia in your workplace.
Undertaking this micro-credential 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 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.