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Mar 17, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Kennewick, Washington
Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias Certification Training is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 17, 2020 at Red Lion Hotel Kennewick Columbia Center, Kennewick, Washington, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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. 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.