NHA103 - Admin: Dementia Training for Administrators (4.5 HR)

$115.95
SKU
013-3667

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: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:

  1. Describe Alzheimer's Disease (AD), how the brain works and how it is affected by AD;
  2. Discuss how memory loss from AD and other related disorders differs from normal aging;
  3. Explain neurological diseases or conditions that can cause irreversible dementia and other conditions or disorders that may result in symptoms that mimic AD;
  4. Describe stages of Alzheimer's disease and related symptoms and behaviors;
  5. Discuss how AD is diagnosed, the causes, cures, and research;
  6. Describe communication strategies used with Alzheimer’s patients;
  7. Discuss philosophy of care;
  8. Describe common staff and family issues encountered when caring for Alzheimer’s patients;
  9. Explain techniques used for activities of daily living;
  10. Describe activities suitable for the Alzheimer’s patient;
  11. Discuss the ethical dilemmas caregivers face when caring for Alzheimer’s patients.

Continuing Education Credit: 4.5 clock hours - National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB).

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