Early Detection of Deterioration in Elderly (EDDIE) - PDC52936




1 hour

This online Short Course introduces EDDIE, a clinical guide for nursing in aged care. Early Detection of Deterioration in Elderly or EDDIE is a program that aims to help nursing staff detect signs of deteriorating health in the elderly early and to provide subacute care in order to avoid hospitalisation. Early detection results in better outcomes for the client.

There is no fee associated with this course.

Standard Course Structure

Study Mode: Online
Duration: 1 hour
  1. Recognise common subacute conditions in the elderly
  2. Outline signs of deterioration
  3. Identify common causes of deterioration.


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.

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 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

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