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.
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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 be able to:
Describe the different types of dementia
Understand the causes and symptoms of dementia
Describe the behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD)
Understand the medicines used in the management of dementia
Describe the side effects with these medicines
All courses include engaging activities, exercises and case studies.
A great resource for Nurses to use as part of their revalidation.
What is dementia?
Types of dementia including Alzheimer’s, vascular dementia, mixed dementia, Lewy body dementia, fronto-temporal dementia
Symptoms of dementia and impact on daily living
Diagnosis of dementia
Aims of treatment
Medicines used for Alzheimer’s Disease
Medicines used for vascular dementia
Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD)
Medicines used to manage BPSD
Antipsychotics, antidepressants, anticonvulsants
Side effects of medicines used
Dementia and sleep disorders
Mental capacity and covert administration of medicines
A certificate is awarded on successful completion of the assessment.
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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