5 Day Programme for RNs (NMBI Category 1 Approved – 35 CEUs)
(5 Full Days)
This new course offers Registered Nurses (RNs) working in older adult care settings the opportunity to develop and expand their knowledge, skills and attitudes in providing sophisticated dementia care across a range of settings. The course will enable RNs take a critically self-reflective approach to identify what evidence based practice achieves. The course is designed to run over 5 full days in a 10 week period and will include both national and international best practice innovations. The aim of this innovative course is enable RNs develop cultures of person-centeredness and improve the quality of life and quality of care for people with dementia.
The course is centred around 5 Themes:
Theme 1 Memory loss and Dementia typology and implications
Theme 2 Climate for sophisticated dementia care: innovation and action
Theme 3 Therapeutic interventions: past, present and future directions
Theme 4 Supporting the person with responsive behaviour
Theme 5 Confidence & competence for innovative practice
The approach taken on this course will be that of work-based learning where the learner will be required to undertake specific activities between each formal education day in order to demonstrate professional learning and improve reflective skills.
Week 1-2 Evaluate own work place culture
Week 2-4 How is person centeredness revealed
Week 4-6 Leading an innovation (therapeutic intervention)
Week 6-8 Using an ABC approach recording and resolving
Week 8-10 Managing change and increasing benefit
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