Aged Care – Cognition, Consent and Care of the Older Patient – GPEx & Country SA PHN
Date: Thursday, August 27, 2020
Time: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Region: Fleurieu Peninsula
GPEx & Country SA PHN invite GPs and GP Registrars to attend:
Aged Care – Cognition, Consent and Care of the Older Patient
Facilitator: Dr Robert Culver
At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Describe an approach to a detailed cognitive assessment for the older patient with memory or behaviour concerns.
- 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 and GP Registrars and has been allocated two (2) core Professional Development Program (PDP) points with ACRRM and four (4) CPD Program points with RACGP for the 2020 – 2022 triennium.