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Care of Persons Living with Alzheimer's Disease and Other Types of Dementia - Level 1

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Care of Persons Living with Alzheimer's Disease and Other Types of Dementia - Level 1

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Course Number:
CA-DEME1

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, and provide guidelines for the care of persons living with these diseases.
Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 4
  • Understand the Different Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease
  • How to Provide Compassionate, Person-Centered Care
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This Training course is delivered 100% online through our Online Campus. In order to enroll you in a course we will need to collect your First Name, Last Name and Email Address.

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The course(s) you purchase will be available within 10 minutes of purchase and your login information will be sent to the email address you provide.
 Purchasing Courses for Others Purchasing Courses for Others:

This Training course is delivered 100% online through our Online Campus. If you are purchasing for others or your employees, please make sure to provide the First Name, Last Name, and Email Address of the person who you are purchasing for.

IMPORTANT: Access to the Online Campus is based on email addresses. If you are purchasing for multiple people, each person must have a unique email address to access the Online Campus. DO NOT USE THE SAME EMAIL ADDRESS FOR DIFFERENT INDIVIDUALS!

When you place your order we will create accounts for each individual you are purchasing for. If you are a return customer, please purchase using the same email address used previously to avoid creating duplicate accounts.

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The course(s) you purchase will be available within 10 minutes of purchase and each person’s login information will be sent to the email address you provide.
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This course engages learners in learning about Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, the characteristics of Alzheimer’s disease, and approach and communication strategies for working with someone living with dementia. The role of family in quality and continuity of care is emphasized. Information about maintaining a supportive and appropriate environment is presented. The course concludes with an exploration of ethical issues related to the care of those who are living with dementia.

After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:

  • Recognize facts about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
  • Explain how Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain
  • Distinguish between cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, and normal aging
  • Identify conditions and diseases that may cause irreversible dementia
  • List conditions or disorders that may mimic the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Consider how Alzheimer’s disease is diagnosed and the latest research
  • Recognize the stages and characteristics of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Identify the vision changes common with dementia
  • State why approaching from the front is important in caring for a person living with dementia
  • Explain how Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia affect communication
  • Recognize how to communicate effectively with persons who are not able to communicate through verbal language
  • Identify issues of concern for family members of individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease in early, middle, and late stages
  • Recognize the role of grief and loss as part of living with the illness
  • List ways to support the family of a person living with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
  • Recognize safety and security needs for persons living with dementia
  • Explain the importance of maintaining schedules and routines in dementia care
  • List ways staff can contribute to an environment supporting persons living with dementia
  • Explain the ethical principles of autonomy, beneficence, and justice
  • Distinguish between and indicate how ethical principles may be applied in the care setting

CA-ARF (California Department of Social Services Adult Residential Facilities)

Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of Adult Residential Facilities.

Vendor/Provider # : 2000224-735-2; Approval # 224-0449-32587

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 4 contact hours.

 

CA-RCFE (California Department of Social Services Residential Care Facility for the Elderly)

Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Training Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of residential care facilities for the elderly.

Vendor/Provider # 2000224-740-2; Approval # 224-0449-32644

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 4 contact hours.

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Care of Persons Living with Alzheimer's Disease and Other Types of Dementia - Level 1

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