The accredited distance learning course you need to be up to date with current medicines and treatments used for Depression and Bipolar Disorder.
Understanding Medicines in Dementia Distance Learning Workbook
The accredited distance learning course you need to understand the medicines prescribed to people living with dementia.
About This Course
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- Course Information
This accredited course is available as an interactive self-study distance learning workbook. On completion of the course, you will have a good understanding of:
- The types and causes of dementia
- The medicines used in the management of dementia
- When to use PRN (when required) medicines
- Your responsibilities
All courses include engaging activities, exercises and case studies.
What is dementia?
Types of dementia- Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, mixed dementia, Lewy body dementia, fronto-temporal dementia
Symptoms of dementia
How is dementia diagnosed?
Aims of treatment following diagnosis
Medicines used in dementia
Medicines used for Alzheimer’s Disease- donepezil, rivastigmine, galantamine, memantine
Medicines used for vascular dementia
Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD)
Medicines used to manage BPSD
Pain and discomfort
Antipsychotics, antidepressants and anticonvulsants
When required (PRN) medicines
General principles for administering PRN medicines
Dementia and sleep disorders
Medicines to help with sleep
Mental capacity and covert administration of medicines.
This course is:
- Accredited by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
- Developed by qualified Pharmacist trainers
- Compliant with CQC requirements
- Evidenced by a certificate of successful completion
Distance Learning Workbook£15 per workbook We offer the following discounted prices: £12.50 per workbook for orders of 10 workbook packs or more. £10 per workbook for orders of 100 workbook packs or more. *Prices excluding postage. No VAT charged.
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Are Opus courses accredited?
“By being accredited as a Royal Pharmaceutical Society training provider, Opus Pharmacy Services has demonstrated that it meets our recognised quality standards and provides the benchmark for the healthcare teams it supports…”
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