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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on dementia

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on dementia

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Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

1 hour

Published

November 8, 2018

Updated

November 12, 2018

Programme Description

This interactive module, updated in 2018 by Dr Toni Hazell, describes the latest NICE guidance on supporting people with dementia and their carers. The module outlines what’s new in the guidance, what to do differently in practice, which drugs are currently recommended for managing Alzheimer’s disease, the importance of person-centred care for patients with dementia and consideration of the needs of carers.



Guidance: NICE guidance NG97. Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers. June 2018.

Educational Objectives

After taking this module, you will be better able to:
  • Recall what’s new and what’s relevant in the June 2018 NICE guidance on assessment, management and support for people with dementia and their carers
  • Advise patients on which drugs are recommended for managing Alzheimer’s disease

  • Work with other health and social care professionals to ensure that care of patients with dementia is provided in a coordinated fashion
  • Manage the needs of carers of people with dementia

  • Assess the causes of challenging behaviour in patients with dementia
  • Authors

    Author
    
Dr Elizabeth Kendrick

    GPSI older people 
    East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

    UK

    Updated in 2018 by:
    Dr Toni Hazell
    GP
    London
    UK

    Instructions

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credit (1 hour learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.

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