Dementia from Cell to Society 15 ECTS, September 2021 – for dentists, dental hygienists, speech-language pathologists and audiologists


Multi-professional course, 15 ECTS, course start September 2021 (online, part-time)

This course is for dentists, dental hygienists, speech-language pathologists and audiologists who in their profession meet patients with dementia. You will get an increased knowledge and understanding of dementia. You will be equipped to better contribute to an improved and more efficient care for your patients. The course is multi-professional which will give you a greater understanding of how different professions work with dementia. The course has been developed in cooperation with Stiftelsen Silviahemmet.

Beskrivning av kursen

The course is unique as it brings together several professions who work in the field of dementia. Dentists, dental hygienists, speech-language pathologists, physiotherapists and occupational therapists all take this course together. This will give you a new multi-professional perspective on dementia, oral health and the communicative function. You will also get the opportunity to create networks with people of different professions.

After the course you will receive a diploma from Karolinska Institutet and Stiftelsen Silviahemmet as well as a special pin that will be awarded to you by HM Queen Silvia at a ceremony.

This course aims to increase your knowledge about:
- Risk factors, symptoms and progression of different dementia disorders
- Your professional role and team-related aspects in the care of people with dementia
- Consequences of dementia from a biopsychosocial perspective
- Informal care and support for people with dementia

Watch a short video about the course (in Swedish).

Vem riktar sig utbildningen till

Dentists, dental hygienists and speech-language pathologists who work with older adults and who regularly meet patients with dementia.

Dates: Course start: 27 September 2021. Course end: 11 February 2022.

Location: Interactive online studies on the learning platform Canvas and online meetings in the video conferencing provider Zoom.

Price: 35 000 SEK. VAT may be added to all prices, contact us for more information.

More information can be found in the PDF files above.