This seminar provides an overview of types of dementia including characteristics at each stage, protocols for staging clients with dementia and related treatment strategies. Documentation and treatment planning based on dementia staging results is reviewed. Behavior management and communication strategies for this population are discussed as well as techniques for nursing to follow. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on February 21, 2020
Course Type: Text/Transcript, Recorded Webinar, 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; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; MD/0.2; 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; OK/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to identify at least three stages of dementia including related behaviors and abilities.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two standardized assessments used to accurately stage residents with dementia.
- Participants will be able to identify at least four treatment interventions and activity adaptations for patients with dementia.
- Participants will be able to discuss at least two appropriate documentation strategies to reflect skilled intervention.
|0-5 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-25 Minutes||Dementia/Alzheimer’s overview|
|25-40 Minutes||Dementia Stages|
|40-50 Minutes||Staging Tools|
|50-85 Minutes||Therapy Interventions|
|100-115 Minutes||IDT Techniques|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Kathleen D. Weissberg
OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, CFPS
In her 30+ years of practice, Dr. Kathleen Weissberg has worked in rehabilitation and long-term care as an executive, researcher, and educator. She has established numerous programs in nursing facilities; authored peer-reviewed publications on topics such as low vision, dementia quality care, and wellness; and has spoken at national and international conferences. She provides continuing education support to over 40,000 individuals nationwide as National Director of Education for Select Rehabilitation. She is a Certified Dementia Care Practitioner, a Certified Montessori Dementia Care Practitioner, and a Certified Fall Prevention Specialist. She serves as the Region 1 Director for the American Occupational Therapy Association Political Action Committee and adjunct professor at Gannon University in Erie, PA.
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