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Education and CPD

Check out this useful list of educational resources, CPD modules and videos for GPs, Pharmacists, carers and patients.



Education for Pharmacists

Gain the knowledge you need to help detect and manage dementia in the community.

  • Australian Pharmacist: The role of pharmacists in the early detection of dementia
    This Education Extra article in Australian Pharmacist focuses on what pharmacists can to encourage their customers to seek an early diagnosis of dementia. Earn CDP credits while you learn about the benefits of early detection as well as the resources that are available for helping your customers concerned about memory loss.
  • Australian Pharmacist: The pharmacist’s role in supporting people living with dementia in the community
    This Education Extra article in Australian Pharmacist aims to assist pharmacists in supporting customers living with dementia. Earn CDP credits while you discover the issues associated with medication use and the importance of regular medication reviews for your customers living with dementia.
  • Learn with the AJP
    The Australian Journal of Pharmacy has launched an education series to assist pharmacists to play a key role in the detection and management of dementia. Learn what you need to know and earn CPD credits for your participation.
  • Dementia: the Pharmacist’s role
    The Australian Journal of Pharmacy together with Alzheimer’s Australia have created an education module around the important role pharmacists play in the management of dementia, including alerting customers to modifiable risk factors, early detection, medicines management and screening for medication-induced cognitive impairment.Dementia: The Pharmacist's Role


  • Antipsychotics and dementia: Managing medications
    Join Professor Henry Brodaty (psychogeriatrician), Dr Julian Pierre (GP) and Tim Perry (consultant pharmacist) as they discuss the challenge of deprescribing antipsychotics for dementia patients and look for alternative solutions for symptoms.
  • What should people know about dementia? People who have been diagnosed with dementia discuss the things people should know about living with dementia.

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