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Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias Certification Training​

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Communicate how the manifestations of each type of dementia impacts identification and prognosis.
  2. Provide a synopsis of 2 assessment tools that can be employed to screen for possible cognitive difficulty.
  3. Specify how non-verbal communication skills can help professionals identify meanings behind gestures when working with patients who have dementia.
  4. Characterize how patient safety can be enhanced with strategies to redirect wandering and manage paranoia.
  5. Establish how the latest medications, preventative treatments, and advances in early detection could impact care of people with dementia.
  6. Explore end of life issues and elder abuse and correlate how the ethics of dying impact the clinician, client, and their family.

Outline

Manifestations and Prognosis for Each Type of Dementia

Cognitive Assessment Tools and Advances in Early-Detection Behavioral Interventions Toolbox: Causes and Solutions to Challenging Behaviors Communication Strategies to Improve Care Psychopharmacology and Nutrition: The Latest Medications and Preventative Treatments Ethical Issues Related to Dementia

Copyright : 03/20/2020