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Home  >  Board Review Courses  >  The Aging Brain: Assessments, Treatments & Interventions for Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias (Jul 15, 2019)
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The Aging Brain: Assessments, Treatments & Interventions for Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias (Jul 15, 2019)

Jul 15, 2019   |   Bismarck, North Dakota  United States of America
Organized by : PESI HealthCare
Specialties : Neurology   |   Psychiatry   |   Geriatrics
Course Brochure

The Aging Brain: Assessments, Treatments & Interventions for Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jul 15, 2019 at Ramada by Wyndham Bismarck, Bismarck, North Dakota, United States of America.

Target Audience:
• Social Workers
• Psychologists
• Occupational Therapists
• Physical Therapists
• Nurses
• Speech-Language Pathologists
• Counselors
• Nursing Home Administrators
• Assisted Living Facility Administrators
• Long Term/Acute Care Professionals
• Case Managers
• Marriage & Family Therapists

CE Credits:
Case Managers

This course has been awarded 6.25 clock hours by the Commission for Case Manager Certification. Full attendance is required. 

Counselors
This intermediate activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Minnesota Counselors: This activity has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy for 6.25 hours of credit for LPCs and LPCCs.

North Dakota Counselors: This intermediate activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.

Marriage & Family Therapists
This activity consists of 380 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. You should save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 

Minnesota Marriage & Family Therapists: This course has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Marriage & Family Therapists for 6.25 continuing education credits.

North Dakota Marriage & Family Therapists: This course has been approved by the North Dakota Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure Board for 6.25 hours of credit. Approval #2019-003-009CE.

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists
Nurses in full attendance will earn 6.3 contact hours. Partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance. 

Nursing Home Administrators
This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 6.25 clock hours and 6.25 participant hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. Partial credit will be issued for partial attendance. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate.

Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
This activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary per state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required. 

Minnesota Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: This course has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy for 6.25 hours.

Psychologists
PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education. 

Minnesota Psychologists: This activity has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Psychology for 6.0 continuing education hours.

Speech-Language Pathologists
Speech-Language Pathologists Only: To be reported to ASHA, while completing the online post-test/evaluation, please answer YES to the question: “Are you a Speech-Language Pathologist and/or Audiologist requesting to have your credit hours reported to the ASHA CE Registry to earn ASHA CEUs?" while completing the online post-test/evaluation, please send an email to cepesi@pesi.com with the following information: full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live activity, date you completed the post-test, and your name and your license number. If you did answer yes, you do not need to do anything further.

Social Workers:
PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.25 Clinical Practice continuing education credits. Course Level: Intermediate. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. 

Minnesota Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This course has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours.

Course Description:
Individuals with dementia interact with a variety of professionals including nursing staff, psychologists, counselors, social workers, OTs, PTs, SLPs, home health aides, adult day center staff, and first responders. 

But whatever your profession, proper skills and understanding of the disease is needed to work with this population. Without the appropriate training, safety risks grow and opportunities to improve care and quality of life are missed. 

This essential training program will provide you with the tools, strategies, and practices you need to best serve patients facing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. 

In just one day you’ll learn how you can better assess for and differentiate between different types of dementias, overcome the communication issues that can obstruct quality care, work more collaboratively with family and caregivers, maximize daily functioning, and safely and effectively intervene when difficult behaviors arise. 

Objectives:
• Analyze the impact of dementia on brain structure and function, and determine the difference between “normal forgetfulness” and cognitive impairment.
• Differentiate dementias from one another by identifying manifestations of each type.
• Articulate differences between the Folstein Mini-Mental Status examination and SLUMS and effectively utilize them as screening measure tools for cognitive impairment and dementia.
• Employ adaptable behavioral interventions that can provide patients with individualized care and promote more effective participation in therapy.
• Investigate the concept of caregiver guilt and its implications for the client, clinicians, and those caring for older adults with dementia.
• Correlate patients’ strengths and limitations to potential therapeutic approaches when developing treatment plans for older adults with dementia.

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Ramada by Wyndham Bismarck
1400 E Interchange Ave
Bismarck, North Dakota, United States of America

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