This course will address the similarities and differences in clinical etiology, presentation and assessment of dementia, delirium and depression in older adults. Strategies to improve clinical engagement of people with cognitive and mental health issues will be discussed that can be implemented immediately in clinical practice. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on September 12, 2018
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
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; 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
- The participant will be able to identify at lest three signs dementia, delirium and depression in the home health client.
- The participant will be able to list at least three assessment tools to determine the most appropriate for home health client with dementia, delirium or depression.
- The participant will be able to list at least three strategies for improving communication and engagement for people with impaired cognition.
- Utilizing the AGS Beers Criteria for Inappropriate Medications for Older Adults, the participant will be able to identify at least two ways medications may be impacting cognitive function in the home health client.
- The participant will be able to identify at least three situations where referral to another provider is warranted to optimally support a person with dementia, delirium or depression.
|0-15 Minutes||Dementia (types, presentation, assessment tools)|
|15-30 Minutes||Delirium (presentation, assessment tools)|
|30-60 Minutes||Depression (presentation, assessment tools)|
|60-90 Minutes||Areas of overlap between dementia, delirium and depression, Beers Criteria for Inappropriate Medications|
|90-105 Minutes||Communication approaches to engage|
|105-120 Minutes||Case presentation and question/answer|
PT, DPT, GCS, FAPTA
Cathy Ciolek, PT, DPT, FAPTA, has been a physical therapist for over 30 years and provided geriatric care across the healthcare continuum including acute care, home health, outpatient, and SNF/rehab. She holds Board Certification as a Geriatric Clinical Specialist and has certifications as a Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults, multiple dementia certifications, and as a Change Management Professional. Dr. Ciolek currently serves as President of APTA Geriatrics President, while previously holding various elected offices and appointments with APTA. She has been recognized as a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of APTA, Lucy Blair Service Award, and the Joan M Mills awardee. Currently, Cathy is President of Living Well With Dementia®, LLC, providing education and consultation to promote well-being and create positive expectations for aging adults.
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