Managing Dementia-Related Behaviors

Course # 0144

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to review effective nonpharmacological interventions for dementia-related behaviors.

Description

This 1 hour continuing education course focuses on effective nonpharmacological interventions for dementia-related behaviors. The course examines how to accurately identify common dementia-related behaviors and how to intervene using behavioral and cognitive based intervention and not the use of psychiatric medications.

Learning Objectives

  1. 1. Explain how to identify behaviors
  2. 2. Review common dementia-related behaviors
  3. 3. List nonpharmacological interventions for dementia-related behaviors

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

This Course is Approved for the Following Professionals

Administrators Nurses Social Workers

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