CPD02 - Dementia: An Introduction to Dementia
At a glance
Identify the common types of dementia and outline models of dementia that can be used in any clinical or community setting.
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Hours of study
This is a two hour course completed online.
Upon successful completion, you will be awarded two CPD hours.
Dementia is the term that describes the symptoms of a large group of illnesses that cause a progressive decline in a person's functioning. It is a broad term also used to describe a loss of memory, intellect, rationality or social skills. It is estimated that dementia affects 6.5 per cent of all Australians aged 65 and over.
Upon successful completion of this short course, you will able to:
- discriminate between dementia and what is not dementia
- identify the different types of dementia
- explore the models of dementia
- assist with the positive planning of an individual with dementia in your workplace.
Total Price: $45. Payment can be made by PayPal at cpheonline.cqu.edu.au
There are no entry requirements for this course.
You will be required to complete the self-directed online course with quiz.