Training Guidelines for the Special Care of Persons with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders
(4.6 Contact Hours)
Written by: Karen (Karle) Truman, Ph.D.
To successfully complete this course and receive your certificate, you must read the content online or in the downloadable PDF, pass the post test with a 70% or better, and complete the evaluation form.
The price of this course is $29.00. You will only be asked to pay for the course if you decide to grade the post examination to earn a certificate with contact hours.
Corexcel is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).
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After completing this couse participants should be able to:
- Explain the differences between Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders (ADRD) and the term "dementia."
- Use basic strategies and guidelines for verbal and nonverbal communication.
- Understand specific techniques for dealing with challenging behaviors in the early, middle, and late stages of Alzheimer's disease.
- Promote independence through assistance with Activities of Daily Living in the early, middle, and late stages of Alzheimer's.
- Recognize the grief process in family caregivers and how it relates to the multiple, ongoing losses associated with ADRD.