At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:
Define three (3) terms associated with dementia.
State two (2) causes and diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease/Related Disorders (ADRD).
Identify three (3) characteristics associated with ADRD.
Select two (2) communication strategies for use with residents experiencing AD/ADRD
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. 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.