Geriatric Health Promotion - Dementia 2013

CORE CURRICULUM: Dementia (2013)

Speaker: Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH, MA

Content presented in this module is described in the learning objectives below. Teaching methods include a synchronous lecture and an evaluation.

Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington
UW Northwest Geriatric Education Center
UW School of Nursing deTornyay Center for Healthy Aging

Course Requirements
Please register for this course to receive 1.5 contact hours. You will receive an access code from your site coordinator that will allow you to complete the module evaluation and download and print a certificate.
To receive contact hour credit:
1. View this lecture by attending in person at a participating site.
2.  Submit an evaluation online within (7) days of the event.
3.  Download or print your certificate.

Only after submitting the evaluation, will you be able to download or print your certificate online.

Contact Hours
1.5 contact hours will be awarded.

  • Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #07218 for 1.5 contact hours.

Additional Information
Estimated time to complete the online portion of this course: 0.25 hr
You will have 7 days from date of the lecture to earn contact hours for this lecture.

Target Audience

Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Long Term Care Workers, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians, Social Workers, Psychologists

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Module Objectives
After completing this module, you will be better able to:

  • Describe the difference between medical and psychological problems caused by dementia.
  • Characterize basic types of dementia (Alzheimer’s vascular, Lewy Body, frontotemporal).
  • Organize a workup for patients presenting with memory problems.

Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours
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