Online Education | Geriatric Healthcare 2016 | ADRD Series | Putting It All Together

Core concepts of the clinical presentation of dementia and management principles.

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. Summarize key findings from each lecture in the series.
  2. Explain core concepts related to the clinical presentation of and patient / family experience of dementia.
  3. Articulate key principles of management for dementia across a variety of treatment settings.


Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.50 Contact hours

Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH
Associate Professor, Psychiatry, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Contact hours


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Required Hardware/software

FlashPlayer and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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