Medications Commonly Prescribed for Persons with Dementia – 1.0 hour

(Caregiver Training)



This course provides an overview of medications commonly prescribed for persons with dementia and their impacts.  By the end of this course learners will be able to: define dementia; explain why medications are sometimes needed to manage symptoms caused by dementia; state 3 types of commonly prescribed medications for persons with dementia and why they are used; describe 3 common side effects of commonly prescribed medications for persons with dementia; and discuss the risks involved in the use of anti-psychotic or psychotropic medications for persons with dementia.   This course is intended to contribute to caregiver and/or staff training in the categories of  Medication Management, Use of Anti-psychotics, and Dementia Care.  Learners must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed.


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