Aged Care - Cognition, Consent and Care of the Older Patient-Clare

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Clare Country Club

White Hut Road

Clare, SA 5453

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This workshop is now full. Please contact Juanita Hanna on 08 8490 0400 or e-mail juanita.hanna@gpex.com.au if you would like to be placed on the waitlist.


Aged Care - Cognition, Consent and Care of the Older Patient

Presenter: Dr Robert Culver

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

Describe an approach to a detailed cognitive assessment for the older patient

Explain both the ethical and legal concepts of capacity and consent and how these apply to the patient with cognitive impairment

Formulate a management plan for the patient with escalating behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia

List the main medications used in the management of Alzheimer's dementia, including their efficacy and side effects


This event is for GPs, Registrars, Nurses and other health care providers and has been allocated 4 category 2 points in the RACGP & ACRRM QI & CPD program for the 2017-19 triennium.

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Clare Country Club

White Hut Road

Clare, SA 5453

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