Dementia: Alzheimer’s Disease Patient Care

$48.99

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!

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Course Objectives

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

Accreditation/Approval Information

REQUIRED IN MA (Initial Licensure) Learn about risk factors, possible preventive measures, clinical manifestations, and the disease process of Alzheimer’s disease. Increase your knowledge of appropriate therapeutic interventions and strategies for addressing the effects of the disease, and methods of providing effective support for caregivers.

Nursing

Learn about risk factors, possible preventive measures, clinical manifestations, and the disease process of Alzheimer’s disease. Increase your knowledge of appropriate therapeutic interventions and strategies for addressing the effects of the disease, and methods of providing effective support for caregivers.

  • 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.
  • Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.
  • Nurse practitioners may apply these contact hours to pharmacy continuing education and prescriptive authorization.

Paramedic/EMT

Learn about risk factors, possible preventive measures, clinical manifestations, and the disease process of Alzheimer’s disease. Increase your knowledge of appropriate therapeutic interventions and strategies for addressing the effects of the disease, and methods of providing effective support for caregivers.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education is an approved provider for paramedic and EMT continuing education in California by the Coastal Valleys EMS Agency: CE Provider #49-0057.

Occupational Therapy

Learn about risk factors, possible preventive measures, clinical manifestations, and the disease process of Alzheimer’s disease. Increase your knowledge of appropriate therapeutic interventions and strategies for addressing the effects of the disease, and methods of providing effective support for caregivers.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is an approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Provider #3313. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Courses offered by AOTA approved providers are accepted by the NBCOT Certification Renewal program.

Physical Therapy

Learn about risk factors, possible preventive measures, clinical manifestations, and the disease process of Alzheimer’s disease. Increase your knowledge of appropriate therapeutic interventions and strategies for addressing the effects of the disease, and methods of providing effective support for caregivers.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is a Continuing Competency Approval Agency recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California.
  • Approval of physical therapy continuing education credit varies by state. Confirm approval with your state’s licensing agency before you take the course for CE credit. See Physical Therapy CE Approval for more information.

Course Information

Contact Hours: 10.00

Course Availability: Expires 2025-01-13

MASSACHUSETTS NURSES: This course fulfills the Massachusetts requirement for nurses applying for initial licensure to complete a course of training and education in the diagnosis, treatment, and care of patients with cognitive impairments including Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

How It Works

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Take the online course at your convenience.

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Fully complete the course to access your certificate.

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