Dementia overview (ITK Mar/Apr 2020)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: ITK
Author: Sofia Cabrera

CPD Credits: 2


Designed to give an overview of dementia including clinical features, causes, risk factors, and pharmacotherapy used in Australia for Alzheimer's disease.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

1. recognise the clinical features of dementia
2. identify the causes of dementia
3. identify complexities in diagnosis of dementia
4. recognise the risk factors for dementia
5. recognise the pharmacotherapy used in Australia for Alzheimer’s disease.

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.4, 2.1, 2.3, 3.1, 3.5, 3.6

Accreditation number: G2020005    Accreditation expires: 28/02/2021
This activity has been accredited for 1 hour of Group One CPD (or 1 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which may be converted to 1 hour of Group Two CPD (or 2 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the associated assessment activity.