Supporting the patient with dementia
Decision-making in dementia care involves assessing capacity, advance care planning, and management of symptoms and behaviour
You will learn:
• To apply the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) guidance on ethical decision-making to your patients with dementia in South Africa
• To consider ethical aspects of biomarker and genetic testing in various forms of dementia
• To check your actions with regard to ethical practice in the care of a dementia patient against peer-considered expert guidance.