Florida: Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders for Nursing Homes, Adult Day Care, and Hospice, 1 unit
Florida DOEA Approval: This course has been approved by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs for Nursing Homes (NH AD 9542), Hospice (HSP AD 9540), and Adult Day Care (ADC AD 9538). Approval through May 4, 2023.
Certified Trainer: The author is certified as an ADRD trainer by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and is available via e-mail at Lauren@ATrainCeu.com or by phone Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Pacific Time) at 707 459 1315.
Course Summary: This training is for those of you who have direct contact with patients in nursing homes, adult day care, or hospice. It is designed to increase your awareness and understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.
The first section of the course defines dementia, describes how dementia affects the brain, and discusses how the symptoms of dementia differ from normal age-related changes. The second section discusses the stages of dementia along with symptoms and behaviors you might see during the different stages. The last part of the course discusses communication challenges at the different stages of dementia, including patients with dementia who are receiving hospice, and provides tips for communicating with people at those different stages.
- 1.00 Contact hours