Online Education | Geriatric Healthcare 2015 | ADRD | Palliative Care and Hospice in Older Adults with 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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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
- Identify end-of-life characteristics of patients with dementia.
- Describe the benefits of Hospice for older people with dementia.
- Discuss the pros and cons of interventions for dementia (PEG).
Wayne McCormick, MD, MPH
Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
- 1.50 Contact hours