You likely provide care to many individuals diagnosed with dementia. These persons require a special approach to care in order to ensure you are helping them achieve and maintain their highest well-being possible. As a caregiver, it is important for you to understand each stage of dementia and the specific care they need in each stage of dementia.
This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.
Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)
Georgia Nursing Home Administrators Board (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)
Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 1.0000 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CE1729992
This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
Relias, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Department of Public Health, Provider # NAC7001.
The certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four (4) years after the course is completed.
This learning activity meets the definition of *** ONLINE *** CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
59A-36.011 Staff Training Requirements. Location: Online
This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.0000 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]
This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 1.00 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: General Care Strategies
A. What is Dementia?
B. Person-Centered Care
C. Promoting Independence
D. Sleep Hygiene
Section 3: Early Stage Dementia
A. The Limitations
B. The Care Needed
Section 4: Middle Stage Dementia
A. The Limitations
B. The Needed Care
D. Safety E. Review
Section 5: Late Stage Dementia
A. The Limitations
D. End of Life Care
Section 6: Conclusion
B. Course Contributor
Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN worked as a critical care nurse in an Intensive Care Unit of a community hospital and that experience provided significant training in caring for older adults. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college as she received her Master's in Nurse Education at Western Carolina University. As a nursing instructor, she spent time in many types of care settings including medical-surgical inpatient and community living centers. Her passion for education and training has most recently led her to a position as Subject Matter Expert and Content Writer for Relias. She is currently developing her medical writing skills through the University of California San Diego's medical writing program. Disclosure: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as a Salaried Employee Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor
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