Dementia Care: Understanding Alzheimer's Disease

Dementia Care: Understanding Alzheimer's Disease 

Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disease that destroys a person’s memory. It affects their ability to do things. The disease causes people to be confused and have trouble remembering. The care for people with Alzheimer’s is different for every person. Each person will need more care as they age. This course presents things about Alzheimer’s disease that you need to know. It suggests ways to care for people with Alzheimer’s disease.

$15.00

Hours: 0.50
REL-PAC-0-DCUAD

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-DCUAD
Hours: 0.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 8/31/2025
Learning Objectives:
Describe Alzheimer’s disease.
List 3 ways Alzheimer’s disease changes a person’s behavior and abilities.
Describe ways to care for someone with Alzheimer’s disease.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Alzheimer’s Disease

What Is Alzheimer’s Disease?

Warning Signs

Changes in Behaviors

Changes in Abilities

Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s Disease

Early Stage

Middle Stage

Late Stage

Other Needs

Review

Summary

Section 3: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributor

References

Congratulations!

Staff Writer: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N.

Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.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.” 

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