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Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias, 6 units

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias, 6 units

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias, 6 units

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

$39.00 $ 39.00 $ 39.00

$39.00 $ 39.00 $ 39.00

$ 39.00 $ 39.00 $ 39.00
$ 39.00 $ 39.00 $ 39.00
Normal Price: $39.00 $39.00

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

Reference: 175500

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Description

This course provides readers with the knowledge, skills, techniques, and strategies to care on a daily basis for family members and residents who have Alzheimer’s disease or a related type of dementia, whether in the home, adult day care, or in an institutional setting such as a nursing home.

Objectives

Objectives
Describe three differences between Alzheimer’s dementia and non-Alzheimer’s dementia.

State the three National Institute on Aging and the Alzheimer's Association stages of dementia.

Identify three barriers that may contribute to a missed or delayed diagnosis of dementia.

In terms of onset, cause, and duration, distinguish among dementia, delirium, and depression.

List three common behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.

Identify five other common behaviors often attributed to dementia.

Explain the action of the two main classes of medications prescribed for Alzheimer’s disease.

State three ways in which dementia affects a person’s ability to complete activities of daily living.

Describe three ways in which exercise appears to positively impact in people with dementia.

Relate the three components that should be part of any activities program for anyone with dementia.

Discuss three ways in which stress can affect a caregiver’s quality of life.
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)
  • 6.00 Hours

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