The Learning List - February 2022

By Lara Hitchcock. Published on 3/3/2022

Lara Hitchcock, Registered Nurse with the Memory Assessment Clinic at Burwood Hospital, shares a selection of dementia and delirium education resources from the past month.

Interesting stuff to watch

Goodfellows Mild cognitive impairment; diagnosis and management

AFTD FTD Biology and Testing - Why Do You Need My Samples? 28 January 2022

OPAN The Ageing Mosaic - Support for LGBTI+ people 1 February 2022

Dementia Training Australia Dementia in practice podcasts

Online/webinar courses to recommend


‘Abuse of the Older Person: eLearning Program for Health and Aged Care Professionals’, 10 hours online (FREE)

Alzheimers NZ

Thursday 3 March, 2022 02:00 PM Supporting community and aged residential care responses to Covid-19

Dementia Alliance International

Friday, 4 March 2022 12:00 noon NZDT Age With Rights Global Rally. Registration is not required; simply join us on the DAI Facebook page for this live event

Dementia Canterbury

Thursday 10th March 2022 1-5pm Dementia Symposium. Brain Health and living well with dementia now online

Now on healthlearn - Alzheimer’s NZ Dementia friends

University of Tasmania MOOC

Understanding dementia (5th July 2022) 

Understanding TBI (28th March and 22nd August 2022),who%20have%20experienced%20a%20TBI

Preventing dementia (17th May and 11th October 2022)


Future conferences/ study days/ webinars

See Me, not just the dementia - Burwood Hospital

31st March and 28th April 2022 More detail to come

To register contact 

College of Gerontology Nursing Conference 2022 "Onwards and Upwards" 4 - 5 April 2022 Submit an abstract or register

AFTD 2022 Education Conference April 8, 2022, hybrid conference

35th Global Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International, New horizons in dementia: Building on hope 9 – 11 June 2022, in London and online.

Alzheimer’s Association International Conference | July 31 – Aug. 4, 2022 | San Diego, USA and Online

Interesting stuff to read        

Cipriani, G., Di Fiorino, M., & Cammisuli, D. M. (2022). Dementia in the era of COVID‐19. Some considerations and ethical issues. Psychogeriatrics, 22(1), 132-136.

Interesting websites        

eCALD Cross Cultural resources

MOH End of Life Choice Act implementation resources

New Zealand Dementia Foundation –information, education, and knowledge on dementia and delirium.

South Island Alliance Health of older people resources

The Neurological Foundation Lecture Library.

Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) Medication: It’s your choice. It’s your right.

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