Online Education | Geriatric Healthcare 2013 | ADRD | Enhancing Quality of Life and Coping with Behavior Change
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, Washington State Residential Care Council Members and other interested professionals.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
- Define and describe the ways in which behavior may change in individuals affected by progressive cognitive decline and how those changes impact quality of life.
- Describe evidence based treatment approaches that improve behavior in early, middle and later state dementia.
- Identify strategies that can be incorporated into everyday practice to improve quality of life.
Rebecca Logsdon, PhD
Research Professor, Psychosocial and Community Health, UW School of Nursing, Seattle
- 1.50 Contact hours