Minimising use of antipsychotic medications for responsive behaviour

By Dementia Training Australia

  • Enhanced Practice
  • 1.5 hours
  • Online Course
Access on dta.com.au

Learn how to create an evidence-based plan to support the minimisation of antipsychotic medication for responsive behaviours, in your workplace

Domains:
Behaviour

Location:
nationally

Cost:
fully-subsidised

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) :
1.5 hour

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, staff should be able to:
  • Describe responsive behaviours and evidence-based recommendations to support a
  • person living with dementia who is experiencing a responsive behaviour.
  • Utilise Dementia Training Australia's (DTA) resources that may assist with minimising the use of antipsychotic medications for responsive behaviours.
  • Identify beneficial and detrimental effects associated with antipsychotic medications when used for responsive behaviours.
  • Provide appropriate support for a person living with dementia experiencing a responsive behaviour.
  • Contribute to the review and monitoring process once a person is commenced on antipsychotic medications.