Diagnosing dementia in general practice

By Dementia Training Australia

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Dementia is a common presentation in general practice. This recorded 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 includes an interactive discussion with panelists demonstrating a person centred approach to assessing people presenting with dementia. Actual title: Diagnosing Dementia A stepwise approach

Domains:
Dementia Diagnosis and Support

Cost:
fully-subsidised

Resource Type:
Video recording

Learning Outcomes

After watching, staff should be able to:
  • Outline the difficulty in diagnosing and managing dementia despite it being a common cause of death.
  • Apply the Inclusion Criteria Framework in assessing patients for a possible diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Dementia.
  • Apply the Exclusion Criteria Framework in assessing patients for a possible diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Dementia.
  • Recognise features other than memory loss in people with dementia by applying the Domains Framework.