Qualifications for nurses for the care of patients with dementia and support to their caregivers: A pilot evaluation of the dementia care management curriculum.

@article{Dreier2016QualificationsFN,
  title={Qualifications for nurses for the care of patients with dementia and support to their caregivers: A pilot evaluation of the dementia care management curriculum.},
  author={Adina Dreier and Jochen Ren{\'e} Thyrian and Tilly Eichler and Wolfgang Hoffmann},
  journal={Nurse education today},
  year={2016},
  volume={36},
  pages={310-7}
}
BACKGROUND A substantial increase of people with dementia (PwD) is predicted for the future. Nurses are taking over important tasks to support PwD, which requires a specialized qualification. OBJECTIVES The aim was to identify points for revision and to further improve the Dementia Care Manager (DCM) curriculum as a basis for probable qualification of nurses caring for PwD. DESIGN We conducted a summative evaluation study to revise the first version of the DCM curriculum. SETTING The… CONTINUE READING
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