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Dementia

Know what dementia is, its preventive measures and how to care for persons with dementia.
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About this course

The Dementia course presents an overview of dementia. Developed by health professionals in Singapore, this course will offer a comprehensive discussion of dementia with a focus on its definition, symptoms, prevalence, risk factors, types of dementia, diagnosis process, available treatment and how to care for persons with dementia.

What you will learn

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the categories of dementia and explain their causes
  • Identify important risk factors for dementia
  • Explain the clinical diagnosis process and identify early symptoms
  • Recommend appropriate places to seek help and treatment
  • Discuss practical tips on how to care for a person with dementia
  • Propose tips on dementia prevention

Course Staff

  • Prof Kua Ee Heok

    Senior Consultant Psychiatrist, National University Hospital

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  • A/Prof Rathi Mahendran

    Senior Consultant Psychiatrist, National University Hospital

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  • Dr Iris Rawtaer

    Specialist in Psychiatry

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  • Start: September 2019
  • Length: 2 weeks
  • Price: TBC
  • Course Provider: NUS, NUHS & S3
  • Subject: Health, elderly
  • Language: English
COURSE CONTACT PERSON

Ms Fadzillah Nur

6772 3489

pcmfnma@nus.edu.sg

Mr Reven Wee

6248 0370

revenweeas@suss.edu.sg