A brief staff dementia education program : implementation and evaluation

Travers, Catherine & Lie, David (2013) A brief staff dementia education program : implementation and evaluation. In 46th Australian Association of Gerontology National Conference, 27-29 November 2013, SMC Conference & Function Centre, Sydney, NSW. (Unpublished)

Abstract

Brief dementia education training programs appear to be effective in improving knowledge about dementia and self-confidence in interacting with patients with dementia.

It is recommended that brief dementia training sessions be provided on a regular, on-going basis, particularly in view of frequent staff changes in the acute hospital environment.

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ID Code: 65109
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: dementia
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > CLINICAL SCIENCES (110300) > Geriatrics and Gerontology (110308)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 The Author(s)
Deposited On: 05 Dec 2013 01:58
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2013 01:58

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