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Medical Conferences  >  Board Review Courses  >  Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias Essential Training Program (Jan 14, 2020)
Contact Hours : 6.3

Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias Essential Training Program (Jan 14, 2020)

Jan 14, 2020 12:00 AM-12:00 AM   |   Asheville, North Carolina  United States of America
Organized by : PESI HealthCare
Specialties : Neurology
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Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias Essential Training Program is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 14, 2020 at Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Asheville, Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America. This CE Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours.

Target Audience:
• Social Workers
• Counselors
• Psychologists
• Psychotherapists
• Case Managers
• Marriage & Family Therapists
• Nursing Home Administrator
• Speech-Language Pathologists
• Occupational Therapists
• Occupational Therapy Assistants
• Physical Therapists
• Physical Therapist Assistants
• Nurses
• Nurse Practitioners
• Licensed Practical Nurses
• Certified Nurses Assistants
• Homecare Workers
• Other Rehab, Medical and Mental Health Professionals

Course Description:
This one-day program is vital for anyone who works with dementia and needs skills and proven strategies to provide optimal care! 

Join Dr. Sherrie All as she provides you with the assessment tools and critical interventions you need to identify and differentiate between dementias, prevent and reduce difficult behaviors, and improve your ability to communicate with cognitively impaired patients! 

More than just an overview of dementia and Alzheimer’s, this program will offer practical solutions to some of the most challenging real-life situations you face and bring you up to speed on the latest medications, preventative treatments, and advances in early detection that could impact your work. 

Better still you’ll build essential skills, better understand the complexities of the disease, and discover how you can employ safe and effective best practices to provide quality care in just one day.

Course Objectives:
• Communicate how the manifestations of each type of dementia impacts identification and prognosis.
• Provide a synopsis of 2 assessment tools that can be employed to screen for • possible cognitive difficulty.
Specify how non-verbal communication skills can help professionals identify meanings behind gestures when working with patients who have dementia.
• Characterize how patient safety can be enhanced with strategies to redirect wandering and manage paranoia.
• Establish how the latest medications, preventative treatments, and advances in early detection could impact care of people with dementia.
• Explore end of life issues and elder abuse and correlate how the ethics of dying impact the clinician, client, and their family.

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Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Asheville
1 Resort Dr
Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America

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