Description

Covers topics including how drugs affect the ageing body, drug interactions and key considerations, reducing drug-related risk in older people, polypharmacy, principles for the management of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia.

Trainers

  • Viandro Borja (Lead Pharmacist) — Mental & Addiction Health, Alfred Health

Eligibility criteria

This is a free event designed for members of the public clinical mental health workforce in Victoria, (staff employed at Area Mental Health Services, Forensicare or mental health staff from RCH). For example, a social worker working in mental health at Austin Health. Staff from MHCSSs, ACCHOs, AOD or other partner organisations may sometimes also attend. Please note, if you do register for this event and it is not clear you are part of the intended audience, your registration will be confirmed two weeks prior to the event start date, or earlier.

Categories: Older persons mental health, Physical health
Disciplines: Allied Health, Medical, Nursing
Levels: Introductory, Intermediate
Lifespans: Older Persons

Wednesday 10 August 2022
14:00 to 15:00
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