Online learning

Dementia Training Australia is a website from a consortium of experts in dementia care and workforce training. Funded by the Australian Government, it provides dementia-specific training for aged care, health care professionals, undergraduate trainees, and a range of other professionals and community service providers.

Learn about Delirium is a QUT self-paced online course about delirium and delirium superimposed on dementia.

NSW Health Dementia Care Competency and Training Network provides facilitated online courses and access to a comprehensive dementia competency framework.

The View from Here: Skills in Dementia Care for Acute settings is a self-paced learning course developed by the former Queensland Dementia Training Study Centre, now part of Dementia Training Australia (DTA) for health professionals working in acute care settings to improve knowledge and practice in approaches to care, assessment, planning and interventions for patients with dementia in the hospital environment. The nine topics include the neuropathology of dementia, approaches to pain, delirium and dementia, communication and the environment.

In this article in the Australian Journal of Dementia Care in February 2018 four Queensland hospitals share their experiences, impressions and outcomes of implementing the course.

Understanding Dementia Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is a popular nine week online course provided by the Wicking Research and Education Centre, University of Tasmania.

Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing E-Ageing provides modules for medical and other health professionals, including dementia and delirium.