Online Education | Geriatric Healthcare 2013 | ADRD | Understanding Family Dynamics in Dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease

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, Washington State Residential Care Council Members and other interested professionals. 

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify family dynamics for those dealing with dementia and their carers.
  2. List five major concerns for families coping with Alzheimer’s disease.
  3. Name five strategies for assisting families dealing with dementia.

Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.50 Contact hours

Martha Richards, MSW, ACSW, LISCW
Affiliate Assistant Professor, UW Educational Outreach, Seattle

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Contact hours


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