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Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Related Disorders: Information and Training

Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Related Disorders: Information and Training

Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Related Disorders: Information and Training

Linda S. Greenfield
Linda S. Greenfield
on behalf of Consultants for the Future

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Launch date: 24 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 04 Apr 2017

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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

In addition to individual board approval for continuing education, this course was designed to meet the specific requirements pursuant to Florida Statute s.400.4785(1)(a) and (b) for direct care of those with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. This course has been approved by the Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA) to meet the mandatory requirement for Home Health Agencies. Our training provider number is HH 8. The curriculum approval number is HH AD 7470. The curriculum is re-approved by the DOEA every 3 years. The next renewal date is 12/1/2017.

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Define ADRD and "dementia".

Compare the function of the normal brain to how Alzheimer's disease affects the brain.

Differentiate how cognitive impairment from ADRD/Dementia differs from cognitive impairment in normal aging.

Identify the stages of Alzheimer's disease and how the disease progresses.

Understand how ADRD affects communication skills.

Identify strategies and guidelines for verbal & nonverbal communication, and for responding to patients who are noncommunicative or non-responsive.

Develop a general problem-solving approach to challenging behaviors.

Consider specific strategies and techniques for dealing with challenging behaviors.

Recognize general strategies for promoting independence through assistance with ADLs in the beginning, middle, and late stages.

Consider examples illustrating care techniques for monitoring, assisting and providing total care in dressing, grooming, eating, bathing or toileting and incontinence.

Recognize issues and concerns of family members of patients and participants with ADRD in early, middle and late stages.

Understand and recognize the grief process and how it relates to the multiple, ongoing losses associated with ADRD.
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Linda S. Greenfield
on behalf of Consultants for the Future

Established in 1979, Consultants for the Future has become a leader in quality continuing education for over 25 years. Our courses offer interesting, up-to-date information, detailed explanations in an understandable style, and learning that is immediately useful and applicable. We are constantly teaching on the leading edge of new concepts for healthcare solutions.

Current Accreditations

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

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 2.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • 2.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70
  • Georgia Board of Nursing
  • 2.00 Hours
  • Iowa Board of Nursing (IBON)
  • 2.00 Hours
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing (DCBON)
  • 2.00 Hours

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