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Digital Seminar

Dementia: Early Detection, Challenges Addressed & the Latest Treatment Options


Average Rating:
   4.3
Faculty:
Nanette Lavoie-Vaughan
Duration:
5 Hours 55 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Apr 28, 2015
Product Code:
POS076420
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

  • Challenges unique to the different types of dementias
  • Specific management strategies – that work!
  • NEW pharmacology management
  • Successful strategies for behavioral intervention
  • Assisting the overwhelmed family members
  • The latest information coming from research

Every 67 seconds someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer’s disease. It is estimated that there are 5 million persons with dementia and by 2050 there will be 10 million or more. Healthcare staff is challenged with providing safe and quality care for this vulnerable population – across all the various settings. You are expected to provide compassionate care while achieving optimal patient outcomes, maintaining a secure/safe environment, and assisting caregivers who may suffer from compassion fatigue.

In this seminar, Nanette Lavoie-Vaughan, MSN, ANPPC-C, DNP, will provide you with the latest available information and real practical tips related to the diagnosis and management of all types of dementia. This program includes strategies to help you and family caregivers deal with behavioral problems and the unique challenges dementia presents. The recording will be filled with case studies, interactive sessions and key video examples to learn from. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn effective new strategies to improve the care you provide to this patient population.

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

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Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards


Pharmacology Nurse Practitioners

This self-study program offers 90 instructional minutes of pharmacology content which is designed to qualify for 1.5 contact hours toward your pharmacology requirement. 


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 6.0 self-study contact hours. 

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Florida Nurses

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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 7.6 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


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Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 6.3 self-study continuing education credits.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 6.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

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Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 CE credit hours.


New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

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Social Workers

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Canadian Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.25 (Clinical) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level self-study course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Florida Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number #50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.25 continuing education credits.


Illinois Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.


Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study package has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


New York Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 6.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Ohio Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #: RCST071001. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 6.25 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Pennsylvania Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

This intermediate activity is approved for 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


California Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Licensed Educational Psychologists

The State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the APA and the ASWB. Full participation in this self-study course will qualify for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Faculty

Nanette Lavoie-Vaughan Related seminars and products: 1

MSN, ANPPC-C, DNP


Nanette Lavoie-Vaughan, MSN, ANPPC-C, DNP, currently practices as a clinician at Geriatric Neuropsychiatric Services in Raleigh, NC. She has over 30 years of experience in the geriatric field. Previously she has worked as a nurse practitioner, DON, and staff nurse across various settings as she has focused in on her specialty of geriatric/dementia care. Nanette shares her knowledge with others as a clinical assistant professor at East Carolina University College of Nursing and an adjunct faculty member at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.

Nanette has presented nationally and internationally on dementia, pain management, caregiver issues, and topics specific to long-term care. She is the author of Eldercare: The Comprehensive Guide to Caregiving and a new evidence-based clinical practice guideline for the non-pharmacological management of behavioral problems in dementia. Nanette looks forward to sharing her expertise and strategies with you. Her expertise and research has been recognized through published work through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the American Medical Directors Association, and the Geriatric Advanced Practice Nurses Association.

Nanette’s educational accomplishments include an MSN from Florida State University and a DNP from Vanderbilt University. Additionally, she continues her own learning through a postdoctoral fellowship in ethnogeriatrics at Stanford University.

Speaker Disclosure:

Financial: Nanette Lavoie-Vaughan is a Clinical Assistant Professor at East Carolina University, College of Nursing. She will address ‘off-label’ uses of commercial products. Dr. Lavoie-Vaughan receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Nanette Lavoie-Vaughan has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.


Additional Info

Program Information

Additional Resources

To order the book, Caregiver Survival 101: Strategies to Manage Problematic Behaviors Presented in Individuals with Dementia, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Sexuality & Dementia: Compassionate and Practical Strategies for Dealing with Unexpected or Inappropriate Behaviors, please visit our product store.


Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

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Objectives

  • Distinguish the differences between the various types of dementias.
  • Explain the manifestations of various types of dementia.
  • Choose appropriate culturally-sensitive and disease-specific management strategies.
  • Differentiate between the psychotropic drug choices for dementia and associated depression, anxiety and behavioral problems.
  • Evaluate useful and creative strategies to manage the unique challenges of dementia patients.
  • Assist caregivers in managing care, making critical decisions and handling stress.
  • Analyze available resources from primary care, home health, adult day services and long-term care.
  • Determine when geriatric psychiatry services should be involved to optimally manage symptoms.

Outline

Types of Dementia & Diagnosis

  • Controlling risk factors before diagnosis
  • Getting the diagnosis early
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Lewy body
  • Vascular
  • Mixed
  • Early onset

Management Strategies

  • Alzheimer’s specific
  • Lewy body specific
  • Wandering
  • Falls
  • Nutrition
  • Driving
  • Home safety
  • Environment
  • Sleep patterns
  • Bowel function
  • Emergent situations

Pharmacology

  • Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors
  • Antidepressants
  • Anxiolytics
  • Antipsychotics
  • The current challenge to reduce antipsychotics

Interventions for the Unique Challenges

  • Aggression - verbal, physical
  • Sexual inappropriateness
  • Delusions/Hallucinations
  • Agitation
  • Racism
  • Cultural differences
  • Delirium
  • Pre-morbid experiences and personality

Assisting the Overwhelmed Caregivers

  • Non-pharmacological interventions
  • Stress reduction
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Safety
  • Making difficult decisions
  • Respite
  • Hospice/End of life care
  • Helping children understand
  • Working with low literacy and English as a Second Language caregivers

Resources

  • Organizations
  • Support groups
  • Educational materials
  • The latest practice guidelines
  • Insurance and finance considerations
  • Staff training
  • Using geriatric neuropsychiatry services

What’s On the Horizon

  • Research for early diagnosis and treatment
  • Care facilities
  • Aging in place

Target Audience

Case Managers, Nurses, Nursing Home Administrators, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists/Physical Therapist Assistants, Physician Assistants, Social Workers, and other Healthcare Professionals

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Elizabeth K - Manchester, Maryland

"Speaker was very good. She was interesting."

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