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Dementia Study day (online) - 13/02/2021 to 26/03/2021

Capacity = 50
Places available = 33

This study day is for radiographers and radiation therapists about  caring for the Dementia patient. The online webinar will be co-facilitated by the Mercer's Institute for Successful Ageing (MISA).

Dementia Study Day Online

  • Define what is meant by dementia
  • Have insight into the different types of dementia and cognitive tests available
  • Describe the symptoms and clinical manifestations of dementia
  • Describe appropriate assessment, treatment, and interventions.
  • Discuss the factors which contribute to Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD)
  • Understand how to respond to the BPSD and the benefits of person-centered approaches to the care of people with dementia and cancer
  • Understand how the physical hospital environment can support quality care for people with dementia
  • Implement strategies to promote best practice care for people with dementia and cancer


Available from 15/02/2021 to 26/03/2021
Price: € 15
Available for: Non-Members,IIRRT-Members,