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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Training Program

The purpose of this educational activity is to enable the learner to identify common issues associated with care of the resident experiencing dementia.


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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. State causes and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease/Related Disorders (ADRD)
  2. Identify common behaviors associated with residents with ADRD.
  3. Recognize causes of common behaviors and strategies for managing challenging behaviors
  4. Select strategies for promoting ADLs for residents with AD or ADRD.
  5. Determine appropriate group and individual activities for residents with ADRD
  6. Discuss benefits of building a therapeutic environment through modification of the physical environment, schedules and routines and staff approaches.
  7. Relate causes of stress for caregivers.
  8. Recommend techniques for managing stress.
  9. List family Concerns when caring for a loved one with AD/ADRD.
  10. Ethical Issues in ADRD Care.
  11. State the ethical principles and approaches to care: autonomy, beneficence, and justice.

Learning Outcome

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge about providing resident-centered care for the individual with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders (ADRD) by passing a quiz with 85% or greater accuracy.


Linda Shubert, MSN, RN

Linda is an approved FL DOEA trainer (#6095) for Nursing Home Alzheimer’s Disease Curriculum. She has over 15 years of experience working with residents experiencing dementia. Linda has worked with geriatric patients across the continuum of eldercare as a rehab nurse, geriatric nurse case manager, Director of Nursing, consultant, instructor, and clinical professor. Most recently, she served as the Director of Education at a 180-bed long-term care facility. In this role, she developed, implemented, and evaluated competency-based staff education to comply with regulatory training mandates. Serving as an educator for 150 employees and a clinical nurse resource for 58 nurses and 110 CNAs. She enjoys developing creative learning that engages the learners and motivates them to be competent and resident-centered caregivers.

Nursing Home Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders 3-Hour Curriculum - Healthcare Academy
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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Training Program

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