Differing Dementias

Differing Dementias 

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with an understanding of specific types of dementia with an emphasis on symptoms, progression, diagnosis, and treatment. Information comparing dementia, depression, and delirium is presented. Care guidelines are provided for resident in the residential care setting.



$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-DD-R1

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (5 Match)

Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators

1.0 HOURS


Course approved by the Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators.
Provider # 50-290
NHA/RCAL
This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

1.0 HOURS


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Facility Services

1.0 HOURS


This course is approved by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Facility Services - Group Care Licensure Section (NC-DHHS)
Program Sponsor ID #032316; Approval # . This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

District Of Columbia Board Of Nursing Assistive Personnel

1.0 HOURS


Oregon Department of Human Services (AFH)

1.0 HOURS


Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-DD-R1
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2023
Learning Objectives:
Distinguish between dementia, delirium, and depression.
Recognize the characteristics common to different types of dementia.
List the most common types of dementia.
Identify strategies for caring for the person living with dementia.

Outline:
About This Course

Objectives

Check Point

Section 2: Dementia Overview

Case Study

Section 3: Check Point I

Section 4: What is Dementia?

Glossary

Did You Know?

Section 5: Check Point II

Q1

Q2

Q3

Section 6: Types of Dementia

Alzheimer's disease

Vascular Dementia

Dementia with Lewy bodies

Section 7: Check Point III

Section 8: Types of Dementia (cont.)

Parkinson's Disease Dementia

Frontotemporal Dementia

Mixed Dementia

Section 9: Check Point IV

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Section 10: Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

Section 11: Check Point V

Section 12: Caregiver's Role

Section 13: Conclusion

Summary

Instructor: Sharon K. Brothers, MSW
Sharon Brothers, MSW, has an advanced degree in social work and over 30 years' experience as an owner, operator and educator in senior care. She has been a developer, owner and operator of dementia care assisted living communities and has deep expertise as an educator for all levels of staff within the care profession. Sharon is currently the founder and CEO of the Institute for Professional Care Education and is a national speaker and advocate for quality education within senior care. Disclosure: Sharon K. Brothers, MSW has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Instructor: Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN
Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN, was a subject matter expert for Relias. She has 25 years of healthcare experience in both acute and post-acute healthcare environments. Her experience includes leadership and management across the healthcare spectrum. She has owned and operated an assisted living business. Carlson's clinical practice includes acute care, long-term acute care, home health and hospice. Carlson has served for over a decade in various board positions for State Nursing Associations, including president. She has been a nurse planner for multiple continuing education events and has experience as a leader in the design and implementation of an ANCC-CNE accredited approver unit for a multi-state nursing consortium. Carlson is certified as Critical Care Registered Nurse.    Disclosure: Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
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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