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Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

This course provides background on the basic biology of Alzheimer’s disease, its three stages, and how it is diagnosed and treated. Caregivers will gain insight into how to communicate with AD clients, keep them safe, and meet their personal care, nutritional, and emotional needs.

  • Describe what is happening inside the brain of someone with Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Discuss the common side effects of AD medications and demonstrate proper protocol in reporting side effects when observed.
  • List the three stages of Alzheimer’s Disease and describe the symptoms associated with each stage.
  • Describe at least three ways to meet each of the following needs of the Alzheimer’s client: personal care needs, nutritional needs, and emotional needs.
  • Demonstrate at least three effective strategies for communicating with Alzheimer’s clients.

   Audio Included

   CE Credit Hours: 1 Hour

   Length: 1 Hour

   Approvers: Approved by the KY Office of Dementia Services for ongoing training

   State Code(s)
FL BON CE Provider#: 50-16953, Topic Approval Code: 20-481061

CDPH Approval: NAC# 7098

WA DSHS CE Code: CO1512561

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

   Audio Included

   CE Credit Hours: 1 Hour

   Length: 1 Hour

   Approvers: Approved by the KY Office of Dementia Services for ongoing training

   State Code(s)
FL BON CE Provider#: 50-16953, Topic Approval Code: 20-481061

CDPH Approval: NAC# 7098

WA DSHS CE Code: CO1512561

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