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Alzheimer’s Disease: The Facts

The purpose of this educational activity is to enable the learner to understand key information about Alzheimer’s disease


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Learning Objectives

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

  1. List three (3) symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
  2. List two (2) risk factors for Alzheimer's disease.
  3. State two (2) methods used for diagnosing Alzheimer's disease.

Learning Outcome

At the end of this lesson, the participant will be able to demonstrate knowledge about key information associated with Alzheimer's disease by passing a post-lesson quiz with 85% or greater accuracy.


Linda Shubert, MSN, RN

Linda has 30 years of nursing experience working with the older adult across rehabilitation, home health, geriatric case management, acute care, and long-term care settings. Linda has held a variety of clinical, teaching, and administrative positions including Director of Nursing, Clinical Professor of Nursing, Staff Development Coordinator, and Simulation and Skills Lab Director. Linda is an approved Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disease Training Provider through the FL Dept of Elder Affairs.

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Alzheimer’s Disease: The Facts

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a complex disease in which individuals experience in different ways. It is important for all staff and volunteers working in the long-term care setting to understand the potential effects of AD and how to use evidence-based information to provide person-centered interactions and care for individuals with AD. This learning activity provides a summary of risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment for persons with Alzheimer’s disease.
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