Dementia: Alzheimer's Disease Patient Care

CE Credits Hours: 10.00

$49.00

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education course, you will have increased your knowledge of evidence-based guidelines for delivering appropriate therapeutic interventions to persons with Alzheimer’s disease, their family members, and caregivers. Specific learning objectives to address potential knowledge gaps include:

  •  Summarize the epidemiological and societal impacts of Alzheimer’s disease.
  •  Describe the pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s disease.
  •  List risk factors and possible preventive measures for Alzheimer’s disease.
  •  Identify the signs, symptoms, and diagnostic steps for the disease.
  •  Discuss available pharmacologic and medical therapies.
  •  Summarize strategies in the rehabilitation and care of persons with Alzheimer’s disease.
  •  Identify interventions in managing problem behaviors.
  •  Describe effective support for families and caregivers.
  •  Discuss ethical, legal, and end-of-life considerations

Course Description

Alzheimer's disease and dementia continuing education course. Covers pharmacologic and medical therapies, the role of rehabilitation in caring for patients with Alzheimer's, strategies for addressing the effects of AD, and ways to support families and caregivers. Earn 10 contact hours with this Alzheimer's CEU. Newly updated bestseller course!

Regulations/Board Approvals

Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This course is provided in partnership with Wild Iris Medical
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