Curricula and Tools for Health Care Practitioners

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this page is currently under construction and has not been finalized

The Healthcare System and Provider Education Committee was charged with four action items in the 2019-2022 Roadmap involving improving early detection and diagnosis of cognitive impairment, and improving the quality of care that people living with dementia receive.


Four workgroups of the committee worked in parallel from 2019-2021 to identify, review and make recommendations regarding dementia-related training and other tools for practitioners. Through that process the Michigan Dementia Coalition arrived at the following recommendation for curricula and tools that we encourage primary care providers and other practitioners who serve or may otherwise encounter persons living with dementia in their work:

CARES

https://hcinteractive.com/



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GSA KAER

Dementia Diagnosis and Training in Primary Care

https://www.geron.org/publications/kaer-toolkit



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Alzheimer’s Association

Clinical Education Center

https://training.alz.org/ClinicalEducation



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HRSA

Train Health Care Workers About Dementia

https://bhw.hrsa.gov/alzheimers-dementia-training



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AHRQ

Brown Bag Medication Management

https://www.ahrq.gov/patient-safety/reports/engage/interventions/medmanage.html



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Global RxPh

Medication Appropriateness Index Calculator

https://globalrph.com/medcalcs/medication-appropriateness-index-calculator/



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ACB Calculator

Anticholinergic Burden ACB Calculator

http://www.acbcalc.com/



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