At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:
Recognize the pathological definition of Alzheimer's disease.
Identify three (3) behavioral changes seen in Alzheimer's disease.
Select three (3) interventions to deal with behaviors associated with Alzheimer’s disease.
At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge about Alzheimer's disease by passing a quiz with 85% or greater accuracy.
Deanna Hodges, OTR/L, ATP
Deanna has been practicing occupational therapy for over 37 years. She currently works in acute care at Mayo Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. Prior to acute care, she worked for over 25 years in long term care, skilled nursing facilities and short-term rehabilitation. She currently is a Dementia Care Specialist. She is an instructor and practitioner in the utilization of the assessment of cognitive skill levels and in the provision of treatment techniques to enable the patients and residents to perform at their best ability to function in activities of daily living.