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British Medical Journal - Management of Dementia in Primary Care

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The British Medical Journal, in association with the Alzheimer’s Society, has produced this e-learning module entitled ‘Management of dementia in primary care’.                   

It takes approximately an hour to complete and, if successful, you will be awarded with a certificate that counts as one hour of CPD/CME credit.

It focuses on:

  • The importance of early diagnosis in order to give the patient choices about their care, as well as optimising the potential for clinical management
  • The need to be aware of underlying medical conditions and vascular risk factors, as well as treating pain in people with dementia
  • Advice on specific drug treatments and how many behavioural and psychological symptoms can be prevented, without the use of antipsychotic drugs
  • The importance of recognising the needs of carers and supporting them as well as the patient