Advanced Dementia: Therapy Interventions for Patients and Caregivers

Advanced Dementia: Therapy Interventions for Patients and Caregivers 

Care for clients with advanced dementia requires a holistic interprofessional approach that addresses the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial issues of the patient and their formal and informal caregivers. This module provides clinicians with an in-depth understanding of the clinical presentation of the patient with advanced dementia. Evaluation using objective measures, intervention, and appropriate patient-centered goals based on clinical presentation, environment, and resources will be discussed. Guidelines for effective communication strategies and recommendations for community-based resources and services are described.

 

The goal of this course is to provide physical and occupational therapy professionals, speech-language pathologists, and dietitians with information regarding the progression of dementia and treatment considerations for those with advanced disease.



$15.00

Hours: 1.00 - 1.25
REL-RTS-0-ADOA

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (51 Match)

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

1.0 HOURS



This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional Area).

Kansas Health Department of Aging and Disability Services (Speech)

1.0 HOURS


Approved for 1.00 continuing education clock hours for Kansas Speech Pathologists and Audiologists by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-S1057. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition

1.2 HOURS


Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition accepts medical errors courses approved by any Board within the Division of Medical Quality Assurance of the Florida Department of Health. Relias Learning, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by the Florida Department of Health, Board of Nursing, provider # 50-290. This course is approved for 1.20 contact hours.

Commission on Dietetic Registration

1.25 HOURS


Relias LLC is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials.
CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 1.25 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.




Activity Number: 158613
Learning Need Code(s):
CPE Level: Level II




Dietitians/nutritionists may submit activity evaluations directly to CDR; [email protected], or mail to: Commission on Dietetic Registration, Attn: Accredited Provider Unit, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995.




Critical Thinking Evaluation Tool

Florida Board of Occupational Therapy

1.25 HOURS


This course has been approved by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for 1.25 contact hours, approval number 20-.

Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy

1.25 HOURS


Alabama State Board Of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290).


Occupational Therapists will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners

1.25 HOURS


Arizona Board Of Occupational Therapy Examiners (CEBroker Provider #50-290).


Occupational Therapists will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy

1.25 HOURS


Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)


Occupational Therapists will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

South Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy

1.25 HOURS


South Carolina Board Of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)


Occupational Therapists will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

Louisiana State Board Medical Examiners- Occupational Therapy

1.25 HOURS


Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners - Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)


Occupational Therapists will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

Mississippi State Department of Health- Occupational Therapy

1.25 HOURS


Mississippi State Department of Health- Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)


Occupational Therapists will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy

1.25 HOURS


Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)


Occupational Therapists will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Occupational Therapy Association

1.25 HOURS


Relias LLC 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: Occupational Therapy Service Delivery.


This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.

Florida Board of Occupational Therapy

1.25 HOURS


This course has been approved by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for 1.25 contact hours, approval number 20-793304.

Illinois Division of Professional Regulation of Physical Therapists

1.25 HOURS


Relias Learning is an Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor, number 216.000290. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.

Arizona Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Idaho Physical Therapy Licensure Board

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Indiana Physical Therapy Committee

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy

1.25 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.

Michigan Board of Physical Therapy

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Missouri Advisory Commission for Professional Physical Therapists

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Mississippi State Board of Physical Therapy

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Montana Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

North Dakota Board of Physical Therapy

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

New Mexico Physical Therapy Board

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy

1.25 HOURS


Pennsylvania 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 #2202008TX. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.

Georgia State Board of Physical Therapy

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Rhode Island Board of Physical Therapy

1.25 HOURS


The Rhode Island Board of Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education courses approved by any state physical therapy association. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.

South Carolina Board of Physical Therapy

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

South Dakota State Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Tennessee Board of Physical Therapy (General)

1.25 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 #2202008TX. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.

Virginia Board of Physical Therapy

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Vermont Board of Physical Therapy

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing - Physical Therapy

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Wyoming Board of Physical Therapy

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Alaska Board of Physical Therapy

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Florida Board of Physical Therapy

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

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

New York Physical Therapy

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Iowa Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy

1.25 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 1.25 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

1.25 HOURS


This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.

Colorado Physical Therapy Licensure

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Connecticut Physical Therapy Licensing

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Maine Physical Therapy Licensing Board

1.25 HOURS


This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.

Nebraska Board of Physical Therapy

1.25 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 1.25 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

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Oregon Physical Therapist Licensing Board

1.25 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 1.25 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.

Alabama State Board of Physical Therapy

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

CA Physical Therapy Board of California

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Kansas Board of Healing Arts - Physical Therapy

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-RTS-0-ADOA
Hours: 1.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2023
Learning Objectives:
Describe the relationship between the advanced stages of dementia and clinical presentation.
Develop appropriate treatment goals for the patient and the caregiver based on clinical presentation.
Describe communication and interaction techniques with people with advanced dementia.
Identify the critical role of the therapist in implementing a treatment plan that addresses caregiver burden.
Describe effective patient and caregiver education to ensure the success of treatment plans.

Outline:

Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Advanced Dementia

Meet Agatha

Dementia Defined

Advanced Stages of Dementia

Agatha Revisited

Review

Summary

Section 3: Evaluation

Evaluation of Patients with Advanced Dementia

Outcome Measures

Caregiver Needs

Review

Summary

Section 4: Treatment

Treatment Goals

Communication and Interaction Techniques

Home Modifications

Functional Mobility

Activities of Daily Living

Engagement and Social Interaction

Caregiver Education and Resources

Agatha’s Therapy Treatment

Review

Summary

Section 5: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributor

Resources

References

Congratulations!


Staff Writer: Beth Johnson, MS, OTR/L

Heather Beth Johnson holds a Bachelor of Science degree from East Carolina University in Rehabilitation Studies as well as a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from East Carolina University. She has over 13 years of experience working as an Occupational Therapist with knowledge and experience in skilled nursing care, pediatrics, home health care, academia, and mental health care. Beth is most passionate about providing quality continuing education to therapy professionals to ensure best practices are being utilized for all clients. As a content writer for Relias, Beth enjoys being able to combine her clinical knowledge, her experience in academia, and her passion for writing with her interest in research in the field of rehabilitation. 

Disclosure: Beth Johnson, MS, OTR/L has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Expert Reviewer: Susan Almon-Matangos, MS/CCC-SLP
Susan Almon-Matangos, MS/CCC-SLP, is a certified and licensed speech-language pathologist with over 30 years of experience. She obtained her bachelor's degree in psychology from Jacksonville State University and her Master of Science degree in speech-language pathology from The University of Alabama. She worked with clients of all ages and a variety of diagnostic conditions in school, hospital, skilled nursing facility, outpatient clinic, and home health settings. In her previous role as a national clinical director for a large contract therapy company, she created training programs for physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology related to the clinical rehabilitation needs of older adults in post-acute care. She currently draws upon her expertise in her role at Relias as Lead Subject Matter Expert Writer for Speech-Language Pathology. She is a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Disclosure: Susan Almon-Matangos, MS/CCC-SLP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Expert Reviewer: Kristen Wulfing, PT, DPT
Kristen graduated from Springfield College in 2012 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She completed an Orthopedic and Manual Therapy Residency through Evidence in Motion in 2014. She has worked primarily in the outpatient orthopedic setting and her clinical experience includes the treatment of patients with vestibular disorders, post-concussion syndrome, complex hypermobility disorders, and a wide variety of orthopedic conditions. Disclosure: Kristen Wulfing, PT, DPT 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: Dietitians; Intermediate level Speech and Language Pathologists; Introductory level Occupational Therapists; Physical Therapists; in the following settings: Rehabilitation Settings.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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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.
Accommodations
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