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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