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Digital Seminar

Dementia: Individualized Care Techniques to Support Nourishment and Hydration


Average Rating:
   4.6
Faculty:
Teepa L. Snow
Duration:
6 Hours 14 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Mar 16, 2018
Product Code:
POS063235
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

Watch world renowned dementia expert and author, Teepa L. Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, for this engaging workshop as you explore the depth and breadth of change that various forms of dementia have on the person’s interest in and ability to consume food and drink—for enjoyment and survival. During this highly interactive program, you will learn the skills necessary to design and implement programs that serve your client to optimize remaining abilities and capacities while respecting and acknowledging the limitations that this neurodegenerative condition ultimately has on the person.

Drawing on over 30 years of clinical experience and research with dementia, Teepa will teach you practical and useful strategies and techniques to maximize functional performance, engagement and safety. You will walk away with screening and assessment maneuvers, environmental and programming modifications, ability-based cueing and assistance from first symptoms to end of the life considerations, and will be able to make a positive and valuable difference in the lives of people living with dementia whether—

  • guiding in food and drink preparation during early stage situations
  • fostering item selection and supported intake in mid-stages
  • offering moisture and tastes for sensory satisfaction only at life’s end.

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). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

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Counselors

This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Texas Counselors

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


South Carolina Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists

This program has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Approval #4540.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


California Nurses

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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 6.3 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.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

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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.


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California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 6.25 continuing competency hours.


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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Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

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Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

This course contains 6.0 hours of self-study continuing education. It was not offered for ASHA CEUs. Please retain your certificate of completion. If audited for ASHA Certification Maintenance, you can submit this certificate of completion at that time. For state licensure, teacher certification renewal, or other credential renewal, contact those agencies for information about your reporting responsibilities and requirements.


California Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, #PDP 319. This course meets the qualifications for 6.0 hours of self-study continuing professional development credit for Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists, as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.


Kansas Speech-Language Pathologists

Approved for 7.5 self-study continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.


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 5.25 Clinical and 1.0 Ethics continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level self-study course. No more than 6.25 total CE hours may be awarded for this activity. 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 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 5.25 Clinical and 1.0 Ethics 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.


Colorado Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This self-study course has been approved for 6.3 continuing education hours. 

 

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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

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Kansas Social Workers

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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.


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 6.25 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

This intermediate activity consists of 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.


Other Professions

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Faculty

Teepa L. Snow Related seminars and products: 1

MS, OTR/L, FAOTA


Teepa L. Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, is a leading expert on dementia with over 30 years of clinical experience, medical research and trainings. Her company Positive Approach® is an international dementia care training, education and consulting organization that provides= care techniques and training models used by clinicians and families working or living with dementia or other brain changes throughout the world. Teepa’s care strategies and techniques integrate therapeutic approaches that foster positive outcomes, modified environmental supports and expectations that match retained abilities of people living with dementia. She provides direct care in community and wellness centers, day programming sites, home care settings, assisted living and CCRC communities, long term care facilities, out-patient clinics, hospitals and rehabilitation settings.

Teepa teaches about the value of connection, particularly when primary verbal communication and interaction abilities are altered. Her teaching style is extraordinarily unique in that she is able to accurately demonstrate and model the struggle and challenges dementia creates for all parties involved. She is an enlightening, witty, entertaining, and energetic speaker, who is much sought after to present to agencies and organizations across the U.S and Canada.

Teepa has clinical appointments with Duke University’s School of Nursing and UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Medicine. She works with the CMS INTERACT program and is an active member of the US Dementia Action Alliance. Teepa has worked as an OT director in a head injury facility, a clinical specialist in geriatrics for a Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, and a therapist and restorative care coordinator for long term care facilities. She has served as the director of education and lead trainer for the Eastern N.C. Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, as the program director of Durham Technical Community College’s OTA program, as an interdisciplinary team member and clinical associate professor at UNC-CH School of Medicine’s Program on Aging, and as a coordinator and care manager for CAP Medicaid waiver services in NC.

Teepa has served in a wide variety of leadership and advisory positions in professional organizations at both state and national levels, including the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, AOTA, and NBCOT.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial:  Teepa Snow is in private practice.  She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. 

Non-financial:  Teepa Snow is a member of the NC Coalition for Long Term Care Enhancement; American Occupational Therapy Association; North Carolina Occupational Therapy Association; North Carolina Assisted Living Association; and Friends of Residents in Long Term Care.  


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Program Information

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Objectives

  1. Articulate dementia’s effect on appetite, nutrition, hydration, meal prep and eating as it relates to intervention planning.
  2. Recognize the cause/effect of various changes in neurological processing, both cortical and sub-cortical, that affect the client’s oral intake and hydration.
  3. Identify the changes in the client’s physiological function, perceptions, abilities, and interests that are caused by advancing dementia as they affect appetite, eating, drinking, intake and elimination.
  4. Utilize dynamic screening skills to determine client’s state of cognitive abilities and functional capacities related to eating or drinking.
  5. Connect common concerns at early, middle, late and end of life stages of dementia to intervention planning that address the client’s interest in and ability to consume food and drink at these stages.
  6. Assess whether nutrition and eating support is being optimized at each dementia level based on the client’s abilities, needs and disease.
  7. Utilize techniques and strategies when nourishment and hydration is no long the goal in end of life stage of dementia.

Outline

  • Dementia’s Effect on Appetite, Nutrition, Hydration, Meal Preparation and Eating
    • Our relationship with food, drink, meal preparation and eating from multiple aspects:
      • Cultural
      • Spiritual
      • Social
      • Emotional
      • Individual
      • Physical
      • Sensory
      • Physiological
    • Value and meaning of food and drink that affect behaviors related to food and intake
    • Assessment tools to personalize behavioral interventions
  • Impact of Dementia on Changes in Brain Function
    • Screen for visual, auditory, sensory-motor, olfactory and gustatory sensory intake
    • Processing changes at various stages of dementia
    • Cognitive skill alterations that affect independence, interest and engagement:
      • Time awareness
      • Situational awareness
      • Problem solving
      • Sequencing
      • Memory
      • Language processing
      • Impulse control
  • Ability-based and Cognitive Disability Evaluation Tool – GEMS® Model
    • Provides common language and a framework to modify expectations and environments for:
      • Early Stage (Diamond)
      • Moderate Stage (Emerald)
      • Moderately Severe Stage (Amber)
      • Severe Stage (Rubies)
      • Extreme Stage (Pearls)
  • Techniques to Develop Skills that Optimize Successful Nourishment and Hydration
    • Structured initiating to promote active participation and limit refusals
    • Verbal statements to promote choice, self-direction and task initiation
    • Cueing sequences with graded options for each GEMS® state
    • Support attempts, focus attention, automatic reactions and reflexes
    • Minimize distractions and passive feeding behaviors
  • Strategies to Enhance Nourishment and Hydration in Early to Late Stage
    • Guide meal selection, settings and routines in combination with each GEMS® state
    • Limit refusals, negative reactions, over or under eating or drinking
    • Cues, routines, communication and interaction skills to optimize performance
    • Social, physical, and sensory environmental features that foster or impair optimal function
    • Environmental settings/situations to address probable areas of concern
    • Create individualized care programs to provide optimal support for you
    • Members of a support team: The role of each person/discipline
  • Life is Ending: The Role of Food and Drink
    • Physical, behavioral, and physiological changes that typically signal the ending of life
    • Interaction skills that support the exploration of:
      • Personal beliefs about life sustaining measures
      • Personal choice
      • Offer versus push
      • Value and meaning of food and drink
      • Eating by mouth versus artificial hydration and nourishment
    • Offering techniques that differentiate between lack of ability to make use of the nourishment and hydration vs. inability to understand the offer of food or drink
    • Techniques and strategies when nourishment and hydration is no longer the goal

Target Audience

Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Social Workers, Speech-Language Pathologists, Physical Therapists/Physical Therapist Assistants, Counselors, Nurses, Nursing Home Administrators, and other Mental Health Professionals

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Comments

Sharon S - Pleasant Hill, California

"Great Course, great examples. As an MFT, I can be more supportive of clients with aging, dementia family members and give additional insight into management of the person with dementia."

Erika S - Canton, Ohio

"Great program that I really enjoyed! Teepa presents with such energy and does a wonderful job depicting patients and offering tips for support! "

Erin Y - Cranberry, Pennsylvania

"The presenter was so very dynamic. "

Heidi P - WILBER, Nebraska

"This seminar was full of priceless tidbits for working with people. It would have been helpful for me to be taking it with someone else because of the amount of hands on and group work."

Janet J - Omaha, Nebraska

"Excellent presentation"

Kim M - SIMPSONVILLE, South Carolina

"Great CEU with vital information pertaining to my field of work."

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"I loved your use of movement, rhythm, and client centered focus! What a gift you are as a creative clinician. I have a degree in dance/movement therapy and use it in my social work practice as well. And...I love to make up songs so really appreciated your creativity! Plan to check out your website for more gems of which YOU are the main one!!!!!"

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