Early Detection of Deterioration in Elderly (EDDIE) - PDC52936





1 hour

This online micro-credential 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.

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.

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  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.

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.

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