Joint-Provider CE 2015 | Geriatric Healthcare Series | Winter | Middle and Later Stages: Supporting Caregivers and Coping with Challenging Behaviors (February 3, 2015)

February 3, 2015

Photo of elderly person with challenging behavior, part of a UWCNE workshop on dementia.

Target Audience

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. Identify changes in mood, health and psychosocial function commonly experienced by caregivers of persons with dementia.
2. Recognize major triggers and consequences of problem behaviors in persons with dementia and be able to identify strategies for preventing or decreasing these behaviors.
3. Identify the primary evidence-based intervention strategies that have been used to increase skill and enhance resilience in dementia caregivers.

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.50 Contact hours
  • 0.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Event starts: 
02/03/2015 - 4:00pm
Event ends: 
02/03/2015 - 5:00pm

David LaFazia, PhD, MSW
Research Scientist, University of Washington School of Nursing, Department of Psychosocial and Community Health; Lecturer, University of Washington Professional and Continuing Education, Gerontology Certificate Program

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Contact hours
  • 0.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
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