5 Day Dementia Programme (ABA Category 1 Approved 35 CEUs)
This new course offers those working in older adult care settings the opportunity develop and expand their knowledge, skills and attitudes in providing sophisticated dementia care across a range of settings. The course will enable RNs take a critically self-reflective approach to identify what evidence based practice achieves. The course is designed to run over 5 full days in a 10 week period and will include both national and international best practice innovations. The aim of this innovative course is enable RNs develop cultures of person-centeredness and improve the quality of life and quality of care for people with dementia.
The course is centred around 5 Themes:
Theme 1 Memory loss and Dementia typology and implications
Theme 2 Climate for sophisticated dementia care: innovation and action
Theme 3 Therapeutic interventions: past, present and future directions
Theme 4 Supporting the person with responsive behaviour
Theme 5 Confidence & competence for innovative practice
The approach taken on this course will be that of work-based learning where the learner will be required to undertake specific activities between each formal education day in order to demonstrate professional learning and improve reflective skills.
Week 1-2 Evaluate own work place culture
Week 2-4 How is person centeredness revealed
Week 4-6 Leading an innovation (therapeutic intervention)
Week 6-8 Using an ABC approach recording and resolving
Week 8-10 Managing change and increasing benefit
5 Day Dementia Programme will be held on: 3rd, 17th, 31st Aug, 14th, 28th Sept.
Bookings are closed for this event.