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Caring for Patients with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia

Title: Caring for Patients with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia        

CE/CME Offered:

No CE/CME Credit Available
Cost: 

Member Price: $35.00
Non-Member Price: $70.00

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Length: 1.0 hour
Description:

This course will provide an overview of Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementia and provide strategies for caring for the patient in the home environment. The course discusses the causes of dementia and how to safely and effectively care for patients with the various types of dementia with a focus on helpful hints and guidelines to assist with the ADLs.

Objectives:

  • Define the role of the caregiver in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related dementia
  • Define Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related dementia
  • Differentiate between the types of memory loss that may be early signs of dementia versus "normal" forgetfulness
  • Identify helpful tips in providing ADL's to patients with Alzheimer's and related dementia
Subject Matter Expert:  

TBD

Disclosure:

Planners: Patricia Jaime, LMSW, Sandra Doolittle, MSW, Deborah Scholl, RN BSN, MSM and Peggy Patton, RN MHCL, have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Subject Matter Expert: TBD

Completion:

In order to complete this online activity, participants must view the course in its entirety, correctly answer all case studies and quiz/test questions (as appropriate) and complete the evaluation. You will have access to the course for 90 days from the date of purchase.

This TCG CHEX eLearning course is being provided through NHPCO’s collaboration with The Corridor Group, Inc.

Course Release Date: 

9/15/ 2011

Course Review Date: 7/10/2017

Expiration Date:  

10/23/2020

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