NEW
Text
Instructional Level: Intermediate

Author

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias for Home Health, 2nd Edition

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias for Home Health, 2nd Edition


2 Hours Instructional Level: Intermediate
Text
Delivery Type
$33

Description:

This course is designed to train staff who have direct contact with people who have Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias (ADRD). Lessons will provide an understanding of and insight into ADRD, the definition of dementia, an overview of the brain, and how these diseases impact its functioning. Specific characteristics and stages of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) will be discussed along with recommendations to communicate with the person with ADRD and their caregiver. Suggestions for lifestyle and communication management will be presented based on current literature.

Full Course Description
This course is designed to train staff who have direct contact with people who have Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias (ADRD). Lessons will provide an understanding of and insight into ADRD, the definition of dementia, an overview of the brain, and how these diseases impact its functioning. Specific characteristics and stages of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) will be discussed along with recommendations to communicate with the person with ADRD and their caregiver. Suggestions for lifestyle and...

Goals & Objectives:

Course Goals:

This course is designed to train staff who have direct contact with people who have Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias (ADRD). Lessons will provide an understanding of and insight into ADRD, the definition of dementia, an overview of the brain, and how these diseases impact its functioning. Specific characteristics and stages of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) will be discussed along with recommendations to communicate with the person with ADRD and their caregiver. Suggestions for lifestyle and communication management will be presented based on current literature.

Learning Outcomes:

After completing this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Define dementia, the symptoms, and various types of dementia. 
  • Evaluate the various stages of Alzheimer’s. 
  • Describe the impact of Alzheimer’s on the brain. 
  • Recognize variables and factors that have been identified as linkages to Alzheimer’s. 
  • Identify communication and behavioral management strategies for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia.  
  • Define steps for best practices caring for caring for a patient with Alzheimer’s. 
  • Recognize the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on activities of daily living and independent activities of daily living within the disease stages. 
  • Recognize the behavioral changes according to the clinical stage of Alzheimer’s. 
  • Examine the needs of the caretaker and caregivers’ grief. 

 

Goals & Objectives:

Course Goals:

This course is designed to train staff who have direct contact with people who have Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias (ADRD). Lessons will provide an understanding of and insight into ADRD, the definition of dementia, an overview of the brain, and how these diseases impact its functioning. Specific characteristics and stages of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) will be discussed along with recommendations to communicate with the person with ADRD and their caregiver. Suggestions for lifestyle and communication management will be presented based on current literature.

Learning Outcomes:

After completing this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Define dementia, the symptoms, and various types of dementia. 
  • Evaluate the various stages of Alzheimer’s. 
  • Describe the impact of Alzheimer’s on the brain. 
  • Recognize variables and factors that have been identified as linkages to Alzheimer’s. 
  • Identify communication and behavioral management strategies for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia.  
  • Define steps for best practices caring for caring for a patient with Alzheimer’s. 
  • Recognize the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on activities of daily living and independent activities of daily living within the disease stages. 
  • Recognize the behavioral changes according to the clinical stage of Alzheimer’s. 
  • Examine the needs of the caretaker and caregivers’ grief. 

 

Disclosures:

TEXT COURSES

Text courses are viewed on your web browser if the online version is purchased, or sent via mail if the physical copy is purchased.

Contact Hours: 2 contact hour in length (check your state’s approval status in the state-specific course catalog for your profession).

Target Audience: Nurses

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Criteria for Completion: A score of 75% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 75% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.

If you require special accommodations, please contact Colibri Healthcare Support by visiting our Contact Us page (https://www.homeceuconnection.com/contact-us/) or by using the chat functionality. 

Personnel Disclosure:

Financial- Joy Siegel works at Nova Southeastern University and receives a salary. She receives payment from Colibri for the presentation of this course.

Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service

Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact us by email help@homeceu.com or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.

The live trainer, Joy Siegel, will be available to course participants on Mondays from 4-6 pm EST to answer any questions. Other times can be arranged as necessary. The live trainer can be contacted at 954-328-2391.

Disclosures:

TEXT COURSES

Text courses are viewed on your web browser if the online version is purchased, or sent via mail if the physical copy is purchased.

Contact Hours: 2 contact hour in length (check your state’s approval status in the state-specific course catalog for your profession).

Target Audience: Nurses

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Criteria for Completion: A score of 75% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 75% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.

If you require special accommodations, please contact Colibri Healthcare Support by visiting our Contact Us page (https://www.homeceuconnection.com/contact-us/) or by using the chat functionality. 

Personnel Disclosure:

Financial- Joy Siegel works at Nova Southeastern University and receives a salary. She receives payment from Colibri for the presentation of this course.

Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service

Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact us by email help@homeceu.com or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.

The live trainer, Joy Siegel, will be available to course participants on Mondays from 4-6 pm EST to answer any questions. Other times can be arranged as necessary. The live trainer can be contacted at 954-328-2391.