This course provides an introduction to the special considerations related to end-of-life care in patients with dementia and delirium, and how the SLP can support patients and families in meeting their goals for care. This is a follow-up to course 8885, End of Life Care for the SLP.
Course created on May 14, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least 2-3 reasons why end-of-life care is complicated for patients with dementia and delirium.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify considerations for addressing feeding in end-of-life patients with dementia.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least 3 strategies for improving care for end-of-life patients with delirium.
|5-10 Minutes||Dementia Background|
|10-30 Minutes||Feeding Issues|
|30-40 Minutes||Case Study|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion, Q&A|
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Amanda Stead, PhD, CCC-SLP is an associate professor at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. Her research is in the area of language change in healthy aging and dementia and evidence-based education in the area of geriatrics. It is her personal goal to educate students and the community about the important role speech-language pathologists play in the care of patients with dementia and end-of-life care.
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