Assisting health professionals with their interactions with patients living with dementia, and their families and carers.
Accreditation: Allocated 2 RACGP points Activity 223408
Dementia is a common presentation in general practice. It is the leading cause of death in women in Australia and second leading cause of death overall.
This webinar, the second in a series of webinars on dementia, has been designed to provide GPs and nurses a stepwise approach to the assessment and diagnosis of dementia in general practice. The webinar will include an interactive discussion with panelists demonstrating a person centred approach to assessing people presenting with dementia.
Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and engage with the panel.
- Allocated 2 RACGP points Activity 223408
What you will learn
- Outline a patient centred approach to taking a history from a person with possible dementia.
- Apply an evidence-based approach to ordering investigations for a person with possible dementia.
- Describe the role of cognitive screening tests as part of the assessment of a person with possible dementia.