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Alzheimer's 101: An Overview for Healthcare Professionals

Course: #8009 Level: Introductory2 Hours 2357 Reviews
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This course will provide an overview for the healthcare professional about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Participants will learn strategies related to improving communication with patients and families, understanding and managing behavioral challenges, and promoting independence.

Course created on May 4, 2017

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.2 Introductory, Professional; IACET/0.2; Kansas LTS-S1370/2.0; SAC/2.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe strategies to communicate with patients with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders, throughout progression of the disease.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe methods to manage behavioral challenges related to Alzheimers disease/dementia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list current interventions and methods used with patients with Alzheimers/dementia to promote independence and improve participation in activities of daily living.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe methods/strategies to help support families/caregivers of persons with Alzheimers disease/dementia.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-25 Minutes Overview of Alzheimers disease/dementia, causes and symptoms
25-40 Minutes Understanding memory
40-55 Minutes Treatment trends
55-65 Minutes Supporting patients in ADLs
65-90 Minutes Understanding and managing behavior
90-110 Minutes Counseling, educating and supporting families
110-120 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Disclosures: Megan Malone: Financial: Megan Malone was paid an honorarium for this seminar by SpeechPathology.com. Megan is the co-author of the book, "Here's How to Treat Dementia" by Plural Publishing. Non-Financial: No nonfinancial relationships to disclose. Jenny Loehr: Financial: Jenny Loehr was paid an honorarium for this presentation by SpeechPathology.com. Jenny is the co-author of the book, "Here's How to Treat Dementia" by Plural Publishing. Nonfinancial: No nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area)


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 2 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 2 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.