Online Education | Geriatric Healthcare 2015 | ADRD | Caring for the Alzheimer's Caregiver
This course is 1.5 contact hours and includes a lecture video, self-assessment post-test, and evaluation. To earn contact hours, watch the lecture, complete the post-test, and submit the online evaluation. You may take the post-test as many times as needed to achieve the required score of 80%.
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This course is designed for nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, physical and occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, pharmacists, long term care workers, residential care coordinators, caregivers and other interested professionals.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
- Discuss practical ways of supporting caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients throughout the course of the disease and even after the death of a patient, with a focus on addressing grief and loss.
- Describe available resources for caregivers including primary palliative care.
- Identify and address signs and symptoms of caregiver burnout/stress.
Lianne Hirano, MD
Acting Instructor, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, UW School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle
- 1.50 Contact hours