Wild Iris Medical Education

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Comptche, CA   95427

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Alzheimer's Disease
Activity Expires: 05-01-2012

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Wild Iris Medical Education

Overview / Abstract

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Summarize the characteristics, progression, epidemiology, pathophysiology, and public health impact of Alzheimer's disease (AD).
  • Discuss the psychosocial and financial burden on family and caregivers.
  • List available medical therapies, including their risks and benefits.
  • Name strategies of effective communication and behavior management for the person who has AD.
  • Spell out effective ways to assist with activities of daily living and maintenance of independence.
  • Discuss ethical issues in caring for the AD client, including end-of-life care.

Activity Format(s)
Online

Credits / Hours

4 hours

Is This Activity Certified for "Live" Credit?
NO

Activity Cost
30.00

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Nancy Evans, BS

Activity Specialities / Related Topics
Psychiatry / Mental Health, Palliative Care / Hospice, Geriatrics / LTC, Alzheimers / Dementia

Activity Disciplines
Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Respiratory Therapy CE

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