This course reviews current literature, definitions, and guidelines on dementia in older adults and its impact on physical activity and physical therapy practice. Recommended treatments, precautions, and contraindications when treating individuals with dementia and implementing functional exercise are also included.
Live WebinarWed, Aug 10, 2022 at 2:00 pm EDT
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; 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
- After this course, participants will be able to dementia and its common symptoms.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three considerations in treating a client with dementia.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three or more types of dementia.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify five or more risk factors for developing dementia.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three exercise recommendations for clients with dementia.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-45 Minutes||Definitions of dementia, types, causes, symptoms, and diagnosis|
|45-75 Minutes||Recommended treatments, nutrition, and medications|
|75-90 Minutes||Exercise impact on dementia and dementia impact on exercise|
|90-105 Minutes||Considerations, precautions, and contraindications when treating a client with dementia|
|105-115 Minutes||Developing a plan for your client and case studies|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PT, DPT, GCS
Kevin Cezat is a Board-Certified Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy. He currently works as the Director of Rehab in a large Continuing Care Retirement Community in Winter Park Florida that provides patient care in an inpatient, outpatient, and home health setting for geriatric patients within skilled nursing, assisted living, and independent living settings. He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from University of Central Florida in 2011
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