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Alzheimer’s 101: A Practical Overview for Health Care Professionals

Course: #1816Level: Introductory2 Hours 797 Reviews
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This 2-hour course will provide the health care professional with the most essential and practical knowledge about Alzheimer’s disease. Differences between normal aging and dementia, causes of Alzheimer’s, treatment trends, management of behavioral issues and family counseling/education will be highlighted in this course.

Course created on May 5, 2014

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Course Type: Audio

CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define Alzheimer's.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe a basic model of memory.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to provide 2 possible causes of Alzheimer's.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to name 2 current treatment interventions currently used with patients with Alzheimer's.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the health care provider's role in counseling and supporting the patient with Alzheimer's and their families.

Agenda

0-30 Minutes Understanding Alzheimer's
30-60 Minutes Interventions for Alzheimer's including staging, treatment trends & counseling/education
60-110 Minutes Additional Considerations - Behavioral issues, drugs & supplements, holistic approach
110-120 Minutes Conclusions; Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Disclosures: Megan Malone: Financial: Megan Malone was paid an honorarium for this seminar by SpeechPathology.com. Megan is the co-author of the book, "Here's How to Treat Dementia" by Plural Publishing. Grant funding through NIH. Non-Financial: No nonfinancial relationships to disclose. Jenny Loehr: Financial: Jenny Loehr was paid an honorarium for this presentation by SpeechPathology.com. Jenny is the co-author of the book, "Here's How to Treat Dementia" by Plural Publishing. Nonfinancial: No nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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