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Dementia, Delirium and Depression

This course will provide health professionals with an increased understanding of dementia, delirium and depression and to how to undertake appropriate assessment and planning in various health contexts including acute, community and aged care.



CPD hours: 135
Study mode: Online
Start date: February
Cost: $2475
Target audience: Health professionals who work with people who may be diagnosed with any or all of these conditions.

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This course will cover the physiological manifestation of diagnosis and will introduce you to strategies which will assist making distinctions and the ultimate management and how to approach a person living with dementia, delirium and depression. It includes:

  • Diagnostic differences among dementia, depression and delirium.
  • Dementia, delirium and depression from physical, socio-emotional and environmental perspectives.
  • Treatment of dementia, delirium and depression including therapeutic and psychosocial management.
  • Physiological aspects including the stages of dementia.
  • The life circumstances of a person with dementia, delirium and/or depression in residential aged care facilities, acute care facilities and the community.
  • Assessments and care planning, and their relationship with good-quality outcomes and support of the person with dementia, delirium and/or depression.
  • Complexities encountered by a person with dementia, delirium and/or depression and their families.



At the completion of the course you will have an increased understanding of the 3Ds and this will enhance their capacity to manage clients.



Online: Use the enquiry form on this page
Phone: (08) 8201 3409
Email: sonm.profdev@flinders.edu.au