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Cognitive Impairment: Advanced

The purpose of this educational activity is to enable the learner to identify behaviors associated with advanced cognitive impairment. Pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic strategies for managing behaviors will be identified for the learner.


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Learning Objectives

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

  1. Recognize two (2) cognitive losses associated with dementia.
  2. Identify two (2) behaviors exhibited by an individual with progressive cognitive impairments.
  3. Select three (3) strategies to manage behaviors associated with cognitive impairment.

Learning Outcome

At the end of this educational activity, the learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge about caring for the cognitively impaired individual by passing a quiz with a score of 85% or greater.


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. As a staff development director in long-term care for 19 years, she has incorporated person-centered care concepts for persons with cognitive impairments into orientation, skills evaluations, and on-going training. Linda is an approved FL trainer for the NH curriculum through the FL Department of Elder Affairs.

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Cognitive Impairment: Advanced

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