Online Education | Geriatric Healthcare 2016 | ADRD Series | 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
After completing this lecture, you will be better able to:
1. Describe key findings in dementia.
2. Differentiate dementia from other conditions.
3. Explain the psychosocial consequences of dementia on patients and caregivers.
Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH
Associate Professor, Psychiatry, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle
- 1.50 Contact hours