Alzheimer’s & Depression

Course # 0053

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to review the connection between Alzheimer's disease and depression and how to differentiate symptoms of both.

Description

Alzheimer's Disease and Depression is a 1 hour course that focuses on how to differentiate symptoms of depression from those of Alzheimer's disease with depression by listing signs and symptoms of both. It provides common sense interventions for caregivers and ends with information on treatment strategies for Alzheimer's with Depression.

Learning Objectives

1.List signs and symptoms of depression

2.List signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease with depression

3.Review treatment options for Alzheimer's disease with depression

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 Certified Case Managers Chaplains Dialysis Technicians Nurses Physical Therapists Social Workers Speech Therapists

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