Check out this useful list of educational resources, CPD modules and videos for GPs, Pharmacists, carers and patients.
Education for Pharmacists
Gain the knowledge you need to help detect and manage dementia in the community.
Australian Pharmacist: The role of pharmacists in the early detection of dementia
This Education Extra article in Australian Pharmacist focuses on what pharmacists can to encourage their customers to seek an early diagnosis of dementia. Earn CDP credits while you learn about the benefits of early detection as well as the resources that are available for helping your customers concerned about memory loss.
Learn with the AJP The Australian Journal of Pharmacy has launched an education series to assist pharmacists to play a key role in the detection and management of dementia. Learn what you need to know and earn CPD credits for your participation.
Dementia: the Pharmacist’s role The Australian Journal of Pharmacy together with Dementia Australia have created an education module around the important role pharmacists play in the management of dementia, including alerting customers to modifiable risk factors, early detection, medicines management and screening for medication-induced cognitive impairment.
Antipsychotics and dementia: Managing medications Join Professor Henry Brodaty (psychogeriatrician), Dr Julian Pierre (GP) and Tim Perry (consultant pharmacist) as they discuss the challenge of deprescribing antipsychotics for dementia patients and look for alternative solutions for symptoms.
What should people know about dementia? People who have been diagnosed with dementia discuss the things people should know about living with dementia.
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