Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders for Homecare Workers

 

Caring for a person with Alzheimers disease and related disorders (ADRD) requires you to have a special set of skills and knowledge to provide high quality care. In this course, you will learn what Alzheimers disease is, how it affects the brain, how it differs from normal aging, and how it progresses through each stage. You will learn how to communicate effectively with persons with Alzheimers disease, how to manage challenging behaviors, and how to promote independence with activities of daily living. Finally, you will learn the impact of ADRD on the family. *Jennifer Moore, RN, Florida Approved Alzheimer's/Dementia training provider: HH 8386

$30.00

Hours: 2.00
REL-SRC-0-ADRDHW

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (60 Match)

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

2.0 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 2.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

2.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 2.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia Board of Nursing

2.0 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 2.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

New York Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


The New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy has recognized Relias Learning, LLC as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

CA Physical Therapy Board of California

2.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is recognized as an approved provider of continuing competency courses by the Physical Therapy Board of California. This course is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Illinois Division of Professional Regulation of Physical Therapists

2.0 HOURS


Relias Learning is an Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor, number 216.000290. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Georgia State Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


The Georgia State Board of Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education courses approved by the American Physical Therapy Association and its affiliate components. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Arizona Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

2.0 HOURS


The Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education courses approved by any state physical therapy association. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Indiana Physical Therapy Committee

2.0 HOURS


The Indiana Physical Therapy Committee accepts Continuing Education courses approved by any state physical therapy association. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Mississippi State Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


The Mississippi State Board of Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education hours accrued through participation in educational activities approved by any state physical therapy association. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This course meets approval under the Mississippi Regulation Part 3103 Rule 5.4 (1) (b). This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Missouri Advisory Commission for Professional Physical Therapists

2.0 HOURS


The Missouri State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts accepts Continuing Education courses sponsored/approved by any state chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

North Dakota Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


The North Dakota Board of Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education courses sponsored by any state physical therapy association. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

New Mexico Physical Therapy Board

2.0 HOURS


The New Mexico Physical Therapy Licensing Board accepts Continuing Education courses approved by any state physical therapy association. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Rhode Island Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


The Rhode Island Board of Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education courses approved by any state physical therapy association. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

South Carolina Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


The South Carolina Board of Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education courses approved by any state physical therapy association. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Virginia Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


The Virginia Board of Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education courses approved by any state physical therapy association as Type 1 courses. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing - Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


The Wisconsin Physical Therapy Examining Board accepts Continuing Education courses approved by any state physical therapy association. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Wyoming Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


The Wyoming Board of Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education courses approved by any state physical therapy association. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy

2.0 HOURS


This course has been approved by the Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy for 2.00 contact hours, approval number 20-522292.

Florida Board of Occupational Therapy

2.0 HOURS


This course has been approved by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for 2.00 contact hours, approval number 20-522292.

California Board of Registered Nursing

2.0 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 2.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling

2.0 HOURS


Provider #50-290 This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Florida Board of Nursing CE

2.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 2.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Association of Social Work Boards

2.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC, #1273, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Relias Learning, LLC maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 2/10/2018-2/10/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Course Delivery Format: Asynchronous Distance Learning-interaction includes quizzes with questions and answers, posttests. This module is Text-based.

Social workers participating in this course will receive 2.00 Clinical continuing education clock hours.

American Occupational Therapy Association

2.0 HOURS


Relias Learning is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Category 2. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services, Social Work Unit

2.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0009.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of licensed master social work and licensed clinical social work in New York. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice for an LMSW and LCSW. A licensee who practices beyond the authorized scope of practice could be charged with unprofessional conduct under the Education Law and Regents Rules.

As a provider of online, asynchronous education, some courses offered by Relias Learning are considered “self-study” under section 74.10(c)(2)(ii)(b)(4) of the Commissioner’s Regulations. The regulations limit self-study activities taken from a provider approved by the Education Department to no more than 12 hours in the 36-month registration period or one-third of the hours in a registration period other than 36 months.

Social workers will receive 2.00 continuing education hours for participating in this course. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

State Of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Marriage and Family Therapist Continuing Education Sponsor

2.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


This course is approved by the Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy and offered to PTs and PTAs for 2.00 contact hours.

Iowa Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy

2.0 HOURS


The Iowa Bureau of Professional Licensure accepts Continuing Education hours obtained by completing online training courses related to the practice of physical therapy. This course is approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.
Disclaimer: It is the learner's responsibility to determine whether or not this course meets the specific renewal requirements established by your licensing board.

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Allied Health Professionals

2.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Colorado Physical Therapy Licensure

2.0 HOURS


The Colorado State Physical Therapy Board accepts Continuing Education courses as relevant to the licensee’s practice as a physical therapist and pertinent to his/her Learning Plan and goals. This course meets the requirements for Category I credit. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Connecticut Physical Therapy Licensing

2.0 HOURS


The Connecticut State Board of Examiners for Physical Therapists accepts internet-based and distance learning opportunities provided such coursework is related to the practice of physical therapy. This course is approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Hawaii Board of Physical Therapy Licensing

2.0 HOURS


The Hawaii Board of Physical Therapy accepts courses approved by another state or jurisdiction’s physical therapy board. This course is approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


The Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education courses approved by the American Physical Therapy Association and its affiliate components. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity qualifies for 2.00 Category 2 hours.

Maine Physical Therapy Licensing Board

2.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Michigan Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


The Michigan Board of Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education courses approved by any state physical therapy association. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Montana Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

2.0 HOURS


The Montana Board of Physical Therapy Examiners accepts Continuing Education courses approved by any state physical therapy association as Category A activities. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

2.0 HOURS


The North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education courses approved by the American Physical Therapy Association and its affiliate components. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Nebraska Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


The Nebraska State Board of Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education courses relating to the theory or clinical application of theory pertaining to the practice of physical therapy. This course is approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.
Disclaimer: It is the learner's responsibility to determine whether or not this course meets the specific renewal requirements established by your licensing board.

New Hampshire Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


The New Hampshire Physical Therapy Governing Board recognizes the completion of distance learning courses as maintenance of continuing competence. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Oregon Physical Therapist Licensing Board

2.0 HOURS


The Oregon Physical Therapist Licensing Board accepts Continuing Education courses approved by any state physical therapy licensing board. This course is approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.
Disclaimer: It is the learner's responsibility to determine whether or not this course meets the specific renewal requirements established by your licensing board.

South Dakota State Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners

2.0 HOURS


South Dakota State Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners accepts Continuing Education courses approved by the American Physical Therapy Association and its affiliate components. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Tennessee Board of Physical Therapy (General)

2.0 HOURS


The Tennessee Board of Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education courses approved by the American Physical Therapy Association and its affiliate components. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Utah Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


The Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing accepts Continuing Education courses conducted by commercial continuing education providers. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Vermont Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


The Vermont Office of Professional Regulation - Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education courses approved by the American Physical Therapy Association and its affiliate components. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Washington Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


The Washington Board of Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education courses that are specifically related to the practice of physical therapy, with specified goals and objectives. This course is approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours. Disclaimer: It is the learner's responsibility to determine whether or not this course meets the specific renewal requirements established by your licensing board.

Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers

2.0 HOURS


The Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers accepts Continuing Education courses approved by any state physical therapy association. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Alaska Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


The Alaska State Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Board accepts Continuing Education courses approved by any state physical therapy association. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX.. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Alabama State Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


The Alabama Board of Physical Therapy recognizes the completion of distance learning courses as maintenance of continuing competence. This course is approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Texas Physical Therapy Association

2.0 HOURS


This activity is provided by The Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #1902008TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas.
This course is not approved as meeting the ethics and professional requirements for Texas physical therapists or physical therapist assistants.
The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Florida Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


The Florida Board of Physical Therapy accepts courses approved by any state chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Learners must self-report this completion to CE Broker in order to receive credit from the Florida Board of Physical Therapy.

Kansas Board of Healing Arts - Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


This activity meets Kansas State Board of Healing Arts criteria for continuing education and is offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Association of Social Work Boards - New Jersey

2.0 HOURS


This course is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards - ASWB NJ CE Course Approval Program Provider #37 Course #878 from 12/20/2016 to 12/20/2018. Social workers will receive the following type and number of credit(s): Clinical Social Work Practice 2.00.

New Jersey social workers not pleased with a grievance resolution provided by Relias Learning, LLC may appeal to the approving entity or their jurisdictional board.

Course Delivery Method and Format: Asynchronous Distance Learning Text-based

Idaho Physical Therapy Licensure Board

2.0 HOURS


The Idaho Physical Therapy Licensure Board accepts Continuing Education courses sponsored by any section or chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


Relias Learning courses have been approved by the State Board of Physical Therapy, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This course has been approved 2.00 contact hours of which 0 hours are in evaluative procedures to treat a person without a referral. Approval #: PTCE011716

Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

2.0 HOURS


This course has been approved by the Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

2.0 HOURS


This course meets the basic criteria of the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.2 CEUs.

West Virginia Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


This course has been approved by the West Virginia Board of Physical Therapy, approval code REL-R18-03. Approval of this course does not necessarily imply that the WV Board of Physical Therapy supports the views of the presenter or sponsor. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Minnesota State Board of Physical Therapy

2.0 HOURS


This course is approved by the Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy for 2.00 Category 1 credits and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs.

Louisiana Physical Therapy Board

2.0 HOURS


This course is approved by the Louisiana Physical Therapy Board for 2.00 Clinical hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-ADRDHW
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 7/31/2018
Learning Objectives:
Describe three ways Alzheimers disease differs from normal aging.
Compare and contrast each of the three stages of Alzheimers disease.
Utilize two communication techniques effective in each of the three stages of Alzheimers disease.
Implement two strategies to manage each of the challenging behaviors associated with Alzheimers disease.
Employ three strategies for promoting independence in each of the three stages of Alzheimers disease.
Identify one issue family members are likely to have during the early, middle, and late stages of Alzheimers disease.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Understanding ADRD A. Topic Introduction B. Alzheimer’s Disease C. Normal Brain Functioning D. How Does Dementia Differ from Normal Aging? E. Stages of ADRD F. The Environment and Dementia Driven Behavior G. Physical Condition/Well-being H. Emotional Well-being I. Nutrition/Fluid Intake J. Psychosocial Needs K. Learning Scenario L. Review M. Topic Summary Section 3: Communicating Effectively with Persons with ADRD A. Topic Introduction B. ADRD: The Effect on Communication C. Managing Communications in the Three Stages of ADRD D. Learning Scenario E. Topic Summary Section 4: Behavior Management A. Topic Introduction B. The Sources of Problem Behaviors C. Medical/Physical Stress Factors D. Emotional Stress Factors E. Environmental Stress Factors F. Caregiver Stress Factors G. Common Behavioral Problems H. Solutions for Managing Problem Behavior I. Problem Solving J. Documenting Behaviors K. Handling Problem Behaviors L. Steps to Resolving Problem Behaviors M. Defuse & Deescalate Potential Danger N. Set the Stage for Success O. Coping with Resistant Behavior P. Restraints and Alternatives Q. Review R. Topic Summary Section 5: Assisting with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) A. Topic Introduction B. Philosophy of Care C. Modifying Daily Activities D. ADL Assistance in Stages of ADRD E. Communication Skills Review for Modifying Daily Activities F. Dressed for Success: Personal Care Strategies G. Review H. Topic Summary Section 6: Working with Families A. Topic Introduction B. Costs of Care: Time, Dollars, Feelings C. Family Struggles in Each Stage D. Family Support Groups E. Family Members: Part of the Care Process F. The Grief Process G. Tips for Visiting Family Members H. Helpful Strategies for Homecare Workers Collaborating with Family I. Review J. Topic Summary

Staff Writer: Jennifer Moore, RN-BC, DNS-CT, CDP
Jennifer Moore, RN-BC, DNS-CT, CDP started working in the senior care industry in 2000. She is a certified Gerontological Nurse, a Director of Nursing Services – Certified, and a Certified Dementia Practitioner. She has held positions including MDS Coordinator, Director of Nursing, Medicare Nurse Coordinator, Nurse Consultant, Area Manager, and Director of Quality Assurance. Her overall responsibility within each of these positions was to ensure residents received the highest quality of care. This included active participation in quality improvement initiatives, review of clinical records to identify areas of weakness, corroboration with the medical director to institute policies and procedures for resident care, and staff education/training. Additionally, she was responsible for maintaining an effective compliance program under a Quality of Care Corporate Integrity Agreement with the Office of Inspector General for a period of five years. She currently serves as the manager of curriculum design for post-acute care for Relias. Within this position, her responsibility is to oversee the development of online training modules for the post-acute care industry. She has served as the subject matter expert for courses on re-hospitalization, clinical skill reviews, and various OSHA and regulatory compliance topics. In addition, she has presented at various state conferences on mandatory compliance, quality assessment and assurance (QA&A), and quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI). Disclosure: Jennifer Moore, RN-BC, DNS-CT, CDP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level Administrators; entry level Nurses; entry level Rehabilitation Professionals; entry level Social Workers; in the following settings: Home Health.
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All courses offered by Relias Learning, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous Distance Learning with interactivity which includes quizzes with questions/answers, and posttests.
Accommodations
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Learning Customer Support by calling (800) 381-2321 or emailing support@reliaslearning.com