IIRRT Study Day on Dementia Care for Radiographers and Radiation Therapists 20/01/2022

IIRRT Study Day on Dementia Care for Radiographers and Radiation Therapists  20/01/2022

Before attending this course, delegates are requested to complete this 20-minute online course, provided by the DSIDC beforehand SJH Environmential Design (dementia.ie)

Learning Outcomes 

  • Define what is meant by dementia
  • Describe the different types of dementia, its presentation, and cognitive tests available for diagnosis
  • Understand assessment, treatment, and interventions
  • Discuss the factors which contribute to the Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD)
  • Understand how to respond to BPSD, as well as the benefits of person-centered approaches to the care of people with dementia and cancer
  • Describe how the physical hospital environment can support quality care for people with dementia

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