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Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders for Direct Care Staff

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


$15.00

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Learning Objectives

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

  1. Define three (3) terms associated with dementia.
  2. State two (2) causes and diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease/Related Disorders (ADRD).
  3. Identify three (3) characteristics associated with ADRD.
  4. Select two (2) communication strategies for use with residents experiencing AD/ADRD

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.

Author

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. As the Director of Education at a 180-bed long-term care facility, she developed, implemented, and evaluated competency-based staff education to comply with regulatory training mandates. 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 1-Hour Curriculum - Healthcare Academy
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Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders for Direct Care Staff

$15.00
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