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Type: Webinar
23 Jul, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (AEST)

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Email: RACGP Specific Interests

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RACGP Members: Free
Non-Members: Free

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Approaching cognitive impairment and dementia in older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Webinar 23 Jul, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (AEST)

RACGP Specific Interests and Dementia Training Australia present this GP-friendly webinar focused on how you can best approach cognitive impairment and dementia in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. This webinar will:

  • discuss best-practice guidelines
  • use a general practice case-example to highlight the principles and practice of culturally safe clinical practice and trauma informed care for older people
  • discuss why dementia has a higher rate in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Learning outcomes

  1. Identify best-practice guidelines on cognitive impairment and dementia care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people attending primary care
  2. Outline principles of culturally safe clinical practice and trauma-informed care for older people
Educational Activities
1.0
hours

This event is part of RACGP Specific Interests and Dementia Training Australia - 2024 webinar series. Events in this series are:

Presenters

Dr Peter Silberberg
Medical educator – Dementia Training Australia

Dr Peter Silberberg is a GP, GP supervisor, and medical educator. Dr Silberberg is a GP and lead clinician at Rekindling the Sprit Health Service (AMS) in Lismore, and is a GP at the Lennox Head Medical Centre

Prof Dina LoGiuidice

Prof Dina LoGiudice is a clinical researcher from the Department of Medicine, Dentistry, and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne, and a Geriatrician at Royal Melbourne Hospital. Her research interests involve cognitive health and healthy aging among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and those of diverse cultural backgrounds.

Dr Rhiann Sue See

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