Developing a withdrawal plan

By Dementia Training Australia

  • Enhanced Practice
  • 1 hour
  • Online Module
Access on dta.com.au

In this module you will work through two case studies and develop a plan for appropriately withdrawing a benzodiazepine and/or other sedative medication for a person living with dementia. This is module 4 in the 4-part module series: Appropriate use of benzodiazepines and other sedatives.

Domains:
Behaviour

Location:
nationally

Cost:
fully-subsidised

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) :
1 hour

Learning Outcomes

After completing this module, staff should be able to:
  • Recognise the processes involved when reducing and/or withdrawing benzodiazepine and/or other sedative medications.
  • Identify appropriate dosages and durations of benzodiazepine and/or other sedative medication during a withdrawal plan.