Cognitive and Psychological Interventions for Parkinson's Disease

Cognitive and Psychological Interventions for Parkinson's Disease 

While many clinicians focus on the mobility limitations associated with Parkinson’s disease (PD), many forget that this progressive neurological disease brings with it cognitive and psychological changes as well. These changes bring special challenges for caregivers and clinicians. This course is designed for healthcare professionals who provide care for persons with Parkinson’s disease. In this course, you will learn about the cognitive and psychological assessment and management of persons with PD.

The content in this course is applicable to entry and intermediate level nurses in post-acute care.



$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-CPIPD

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (9 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

South Carolina Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-[Custom_Code]

West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

1.0 HOURS


New Mexico Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)

This course awards 1.00 contact hours upon successful completion.

Arkansas State Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-CPIPD
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2022
Learning Objectives:
Differentiate between the four basic stages of Parkinsons disease dementia.
Describe four management strategies for individuals with Parkinsons disease dementia.
Explain two components of the psychological assessment of individuals with Parkinsons disease.
Identify three methods used for the psychological management of individuals with Parkinsons disease.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Cognitive Assessment and Management

A Quick Review

Dementia

Signs and Symptoms

Early Stages of Dementia

Middle and Late Stages of Dementia

Goals of the Assessment

Screening Tools

Residual Abilities

General Management Strategies

Evaluation and Management of Cognitive Deficits

Effects on Communication

Evaluation and Management of Communication Impairments

ADL Abilities and Management Strategies

Psychosocial Needs

Pharmacologic Treatment

Cognitive Rehabilitation

Review

Summary

Section 3: Psychological Assessment and Management

Mental Health Issues

Mental Health Screening

Behavioral Observations

Initial Assessment

Emotional and Mental Health Status

Tools for Psychological Assessment

Behavioral Assessment

Behavior Reporting Instruments

Treatment

Psychotherapy

Behavioral Management

Education and Support

Pharmacologic Options

Review

Summary

Section 4: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributor

Resources

References

Instructor: Susan Heinzerling, RN, CHPN
Susan Heinzerling began her nursing career as a Med/Surg nurse. Renal patients in acute care, with multiple chronic conditions and repeated hospitalizations inspired her practice of hospice nursing where she began as Hospice Admissions Nurse and later became a Hospice RN Case Manager. Susan has practiced hospice nursing in both a large, urban area and in a rural setting. Susan earned a B.S. in Biology and B.S. in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master's degree in Physiology from North Carolina State University. She became a Ph.D. Candidate in Immunology at the University of South Alabama. Her research experiences in the biomedical sciences led to an interest in evidence-based practices. Disclosure: Susan Heinzerling, RN, CHPN 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: Post-Acute Care.
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
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.