Alzheimer's Nursing Care

By Nursing CE Central

  • Text-Based CME
  • Mar 18, 2021 - Mar 18, 2024
  • Contact Hours : 1
  • USD 25.00

Overview

Alzheimer’s Nursing Care is organized by Nursing CE Central.

Course Created on: March 18, 2021
Course Expires on: March 18, 2024

Target Audience:
• Registered Nurses (RN)
• Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)
• Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN/LVN)

Course Overview:
"This fulfills the continuing education requirement of Alzheimer’s for the state of Rhode Island."
?Alzheimer’s disease is a destructive, progressive, and irreversible brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia in older adults (1). For most people who have Alzheimer’s disease, symptoms first appear in their mid 60‘s (1). Studies suggest more than 5.5 million Americans, most 65 or older, may have dementia caused by Alzheimer’s (1). It is currently listed as the sixth leading cause of death in the united states. It is important to understand the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s dementia and how to manage the care of a patient, family member, or friend suffering from the disease.  

Course Outline:
• Introduction?? 
• History of Alzheimer’s  
• Signs, Symptoms, & Diagnosis  
• Stages of the Disease  
• Prevention  
• Treatment  
• Care-giving  
• Conclusion

Course Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner will be able to:
• Understand the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia. 
• List and define the signs and symptoms of the disease.  
• Understand the different stages of the disease and behaviors associated with each stage. 
• Understand the treatments of the disease. 
• Understand different strategies of care-giving related to Alzheimer’s disease and ways to manage various aspects of behavioral changes of a patient with Alzheimer’s. 

Price

Registration Name Category Last Date Price
Course Fee Final Fee 18 Mar, 2024 USD 25.00

Topic(s)

  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer's disease

Credit Info

Accreditation Statement
Nursing CE Central is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

In this course we will discuss Alzheimer’s nursing care. It will take the average learner 60 minutes to complete.

Accreditations + Approvals
• American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) (P0614)
• California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP 17418)
• Kentucky Board of Nursing (7-0090)
• Louisiana State Board of Nursing (58)
• New York State Department of Education (IC 208)
• Florida Board of Nursing (50-23983)

Total Credit(s)
  • Contact Hours : 1

Specialties

  • Nursing
  • Neurology
  • Nurse Practitioners

Target Audience

  • Nursing
  • Nursing - RN
  • Nursing - LPN
  • Nursing - RN
  • Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Nurses

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