Joint-Provider CE 2015 | Geriatric Healthcare Series | Winter | After the Diagnosis: Maintaining Quality of Life (January 27, 2015)
The series is designed for healthcare providers, including physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nuse practitioners, physical and occupational therapist, psychologists, social workers, pharmacists and other interested professionals.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
1. Define and describe the ways in which a diagnosis of dementia affects quality of life and psychological wellbeing of the diagnosed person and his or her caregiver and family.
2. Describe evidence-based treatment approaches that support positive coping strategies, address mental health issues and facilitate planning in early stage dementia.
3. Identify strategies that can be incorporated into everyday practice to improve quality of life for individuals with dementia and their caregivers.
Rebecca Logsdon, PhD
Research Professor, Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington School of Nursing
- 1.50 Contact hours
- 0.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level