MEM201 - Florida 3.0 HR Alzheimer's Disease or Related Disorders (NH)

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013-MEM201

The State of Florida requires everyone working in a hospice or nursing facility dedicated to caring for persons with chronic confusion or a dementing illness to complete two modules on care of persons with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders. This is the second of two modules and is the three-hour required course. All staff working in the long-term care setting will increase their knowledge and skills in caring for persons diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder.

Purpose: The State of Florida requires everyone working in a hospice or nursing facility dedicated to caring for persons with chronic confusion or a dementing illness to complete two modules on care of persons with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders. This is the second of two modules and is the three-hour required course. All staff working in the long-term care setting will increase their knowledge and skills in caring for persons diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder.

Objectives: Upon completion of this online course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify conditions that may mimic Alzheimer's disease or related disorders.
  2. Describe what is currently known about the causes of Alzheimer’s disease and how it is diagnosed.
  3. Identify the expected symptoms, explain how the disease progresses and challenging behaviors of memory-impaired persons.
  4. Describe common behaviors of persons with Alzheimer’s disease.
  5. Discuss how to provide personal care with Alzheimer’s disease guided by principles of independence and autonomy.
  6. Explain strategies and skills for assisting the caregiver of persons with Alzheimer’s disease with activities of daily living.
  7. Describe the types of activities that are positive and rewarding for persons with Alzheimer’s disease.
  8. Discuss the impact on the family and the strategies to assist them with coping and involvement in the program.
  9. Explain a safe, secure and supportive environment for persons with Alzheimer’s disease, and staff.
  10. Identify the common ethical conflicts that may arise when caring for persons with Alzheimer’s disease.
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