Course Code: REL-PAC-0-UNDERDEM
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 4/30/2024
Recognize the stages of Alzheimer’s disease.
Use appropriate communication techniques for those with dementia.
Use strategies to prevent and manage behavioral symptoms in those with dementia.
Recognize dementia-related behaviors.
Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Understanding Dementia
B. Alzheimer's Disease
C. Dementia Versus Normal Aging
D. The 3 Stages
E. Early Stage
F. Middle Stage
G. Late Stage
Section 3: Caring for Clients with Dementia
A. Person-Centered Care
D. The BIG "Don’ts"
E. General Tips for Behaviors
F. Managing Specific Behaviors
Section 4: Conclusion
D. Course Contributor
G. Congratulations!Staff Writer:
Jennifer W. Burks, M.S.N., R.N.
Jennifer W. Burks, M.S.N., R.N. has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale's Notes on Nursing, "I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints."
Disclosure: Jennifer W. Burks, M.S.N., R.N. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
The target audience for this course is: Entry level General Staff; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
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