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Detection of cognitive impairment and dementia in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples attending primary care

Wednesday 22 September 2021, 5.30pm

Join Adjunct Professor Mark Wenitong and Adjunct Professor Edward Strivens as they discuss the clinical and cultural best practice principles of detection and diagnosis of cognitive impairment and dementia in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples attending primary care. Follow the story of Aunty Molly and her son Frank as she presents with memory and thinking problems and learn about ways to support them.

  • Describe best practice clinical and cultural aspects of care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in relation to the detection of cognitive impairment and dementia
  • Learn about the definition of cognitive impairment and dementia
  • Understand the value of detecting cognitive impairment or dementia in a timely manner
  • Identify strategies that support detection of cognitive impairment or dementia
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