Dementia Friendly Pharmacy

By Dementia Training Australia

  • 3 hours
  • Online Course
Access on dta.com.au

Explore the ways in which community pharmacies can improve their ability to meet the needs of family carers of people living with dementia. You will develop clinical skills which can be used in evaluating medication management strategies for people living with dementia.

Domains:
Enabling Environments

Location:
nationally

Cost:
fully-subsidised

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) :
3 hours

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, staff should be able to:
  • Describe the role of community pharmacy in assisting family carers of people living with dementia.
  • Explain the principles of a dementia friendly pharmacy and the steps to becoming dementia friendly.
  • Evaluate and promote the appropriate use of medications frequently used to support people with dementia.
  • Identify medications to be avoided in people living with dementia.