Online Education | Geriatric Healthcare 2015 | ADRD | Medication Treatments for Dementia

How to earn contact hour credit

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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Target Audience

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

After completing this lecture, you will be better able to:

1.    Describe brain changes that occur in dementia and how these are related to medication effect. 
2.    List approved medications for treating dementia. 
3.    Discuss difficulties in using medications to treat behavioral symptoms in dementia.

Additional Information

Format: 
Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.50 Contact hours
  • 1.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
03/30/2015
Expires: 
10/30/2019
Cost:
$10.00

Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Contact hours
  • 1.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Activity Availability

Available: 
03/30/2015
Expires: 
10/30/2019

Price

Cost:
$10.00
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Required Hardware/software

FlashPlayer and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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