Rhode Island: Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, 1 unit
For healthcare workers, providers, and caregivers who have direct contact with people with dementia. The course will increase your awareness and understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.
The course defines dementia, describes how dementia affects the brain, and discusses how the symptoms of dementia differ from normal age-related changes. It describes the stages of dementia along with symptoms and behaviors you might see during the different stages. In addition, 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.
Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT
- 1.00 Contact hours