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Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias, 3 units

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias, 3 units

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias, 3 units

Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT
Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT
on behalf of ATrain Education

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$29.00 $ 29.00 $ 29.00

$ 29.00 $ 29.00 $ 29.00
$ 29.00 $ 29.00 $ 29.00
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Launch date: 23 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 04 Apr 2017

Reference: 175498

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

This course is to provides direct-care staff with the skills, techniques, and strategies to care on a daily basis for clients who have Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. It includes activities that allow participants to practice the skills and strategies they have learned.

Objectives

Objectives
Relate the NIA-AA diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer’s disease.

Spell out the differences between onset, cause, and duration of dementia, delirium, and depression.

Identify 3 common behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.

Provide a definition for physical and chemical restraint.

Describe how mild, moderate, and severe dementia affects a person’s ability to complete basic activities of daily living.

Relate the 3 components that should be part of individual and group activities for residents with dementia.

Describe 3 ways in which stress can affect a caregiver’s quality of life.

Describe 3 issues family caregivers face as their loved one transitions from mild to moderate to severe dementia.

Identify 3 philosophical concepts that are important in the design of a therapeutic environment for those with dementia.

Identify common ethical conflicts that may arise when caring for residents with ADRD.
Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT

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Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT
on behalf of ATrain Education

Lauren Robertson earned a BA in Biology from Mills College in Oakland, California, and a Master's degree in Physical Therapy from the University of California at San Francisco. Lauren is the founder and co-owner of ATrain Education (atrainceu.com) and she has written or co-written more than two hundred courses on a wide range of topics for her continuing education website. She is certified as a trainer on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 3.00 Hours

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