Caring for Veterans with PTSD & Dementia

by Altura Learning
$20.00

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Course Description:

This course explores post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), dementia and the increased likelihood of an older veteran developing dementia. The triggers and behaviours associated with a person who has PTSD are explored as well as the appropriate management of these behaviours as an expression of their unmet needs.

Learning Outcomes:

After completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Explain what PTSD and dementia are
  • Describe the symptoms someone might experience if they have PTSD
  • Demonstrate how to identify and support a person’s behaviour effectively if they have PTSD and dementia.

Who is this course appropriate for:

This course is appropriate for RNs, ENs, Cert IV staff and care staff who support veteran who are living in aged care facilities and have a diagnosis of dementia. 

Continuing Professional Development Hours:

Up to 8 hours can be earned completing this course.

You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions. If you wish to extend your learning and earn up to an additional 7 CPD hours, you may download the extension exercise which is attached to this course.

View the trailer below to preview the course:

 

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