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Mental Health and Aging: An Introduction for Healthcare Professionals

Course: #9745Level: Introductory1 Hour
Live WebinarThu, Jul 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm EDT

This course defines the most common mental health diagnoses found in the elderly population, including risk factors and symptoms. Further instruction is provided on preventing caregiver burnout and other action items for the healthcare professional working with patients with mental illness.

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Live Webinar

Thu, Jul 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm EDT

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify three mental health diagnoses common in the elderly population.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe common symptoms and risk factors of mental health disorders.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the common symptoms of caregiver burnout.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-20 Minutes Common mental health disorders in the elderly
20-35 Minutes Symptoms and risk factors of common mental health disorders
35-45 Minutes Caregiver burnout
45-55 Minutes Action items for the healthcare professional
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Megan Malone - Financial: Megan Malone was paid an honorarium for this course by SpeechPathology.com. Megan is the co-author of the book, "Here's How to Treat Dementia" by Plural Publishing. She has previously received grant funding for dementia research. Non-Financial: No nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
Jenny Loehr - Financial: Jenny Loehr was paid an honorarium for this course 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.


Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.

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.

Introductory Level
0.1 ASHA CEUs


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

Continued, LLC, DBA SpeechPathology.com, 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 0.1 CEUs for this program.


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 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 1 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.