Overview of IDD-Related Syndromes: Pt. 1

Overview of IDD-Related Syndromes: Pt. 1 

This course provides an overview of syndromes that commonly cause intellectual and developmental disabilities. You will learn about how syndromes impact a person’s general medical needs. You will also learn about common features of 5 major syndromes, the type and severity of disability they typically cause, and syndrome-specific nursing considerations.

$15.00

Hours: 1.25
REL-IDD-0-OIDDRS1

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-IDD-0-OIDDRS1
Hours: 1.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 10/31/2022
Learning Objectives:
Describe the significance and health implications of IDD-related syndromes.
Identify 5 major syndromes associated with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their characteristics.
Explain the specific support needs associated with these syndromes.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: The Significance of Syndromes

Russell’s Story

Health Challenges in IDD

Why are Syndromes Important?

Coordinating Care

What Nurses Need to Know

Diagnostic Overshadowing

Major Syndromes

Review

Summary

Section 3: Down Syndrome

Overview

Causes and Diagnosis

Impact on Body Systems

Common Medical Comorbidities

Other Nursing Needs

Behavioral or Mental Health Implications

Review

Summary

Section 4: Autism Spectrum Disorder

Overview

Causes and Diagnosis

Community and Climate

Alternative Treatments

Impact on Body Systems

Common Medical Comorbidities

Other Nursing Needs

Behavioral or Mental Health Implications

Review

Summary

Section 5: Fragile X Syndrome

Overview

Causes and Diagnosis

Impact on Body Systems

Prader-Willi Phenotype

Similarities and Link to Autism

Common Medical Comorbidities and Nursing Needs

Review

Summary

Section 6: Prader-Willi Syndrome

Overview

Causes and Diagnosis

Phased Presentation

Impact on Body Systems

Common Medical Comorbidities

Other Nursing Needs

Behavioral or Mental Health Implications

Review

Summary

Section 7: Cerebral Palsy

Overview

Causes and Diagnosis

Spastic CP

Impact on Body Systems

Common Medical Comorbidities

Other Nursing Needs

Behavioral or Mental Health Implications

Review

Summary

Section 8: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributors

Resources

References

Congratulations!

Staff Writer: Katy Kunst, MBA, QIDP
Katy Kunst received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her Master of Business Administration from Elon University. She has 14 years of experience serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their supporters, including roles as direct support professional, program director, and training facilitator. She has created and facilitated training on topics including non-violent crisis interventions, person-centered planning, cultural competence, quality service delivery, regulatory compliance, and a variety of topics related to IDD services. Disclosure: Katy Kunst, MBA, QIDP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Instructor: Catherine Kluttz-Hile, BSN, MA, RN, CDDN
Ms. Kluttz-Hile has worked with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities for over forty years. She is the President of Kluttz Health Care Consulting, PC. She works with organizations that provide supports for people with IDD in North Carolina. Over her career she has supervised health services, staff training, and outreach departments in NC developmental centers; in the Division of Public Health as a Nurse Consultant/Program Manager in programs for people with special health care needs and the NC Infant-Toddler Program. In addition, she has worked with community-based IDD programs in quality improvement/program development.  Ms. Kluttz-Hile is a Mentor Trainer for Person Centered Thinking through the Learning Community for Person Centered Thinking.

Ms. Kluttz-Hile is a member of the national Developmental Disabilities Nursing Association, where she holds a national certification in Developmental Disabilities Nursing.

Disclosure: Catherine Kluttz-Hile, BSN, MA, RN, CDDN 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: Nurses; in the following settings: Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.
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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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