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Caring for a Person with Alzheimer's Disease

Course #: 05-238

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Price: $36.00

Please Note: This course has varying hours depending on the state in which you're licensed. See Below.

  • District Of Columbia Board of Nursing: 2.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing: 2.00 Hours
  • Florida Board Of Nursing Home Administrators: 2.00 Hours
  • All Other Organizations: 2.25 Hours
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  • 2 Read the Course Material -  As you read through, mark your answers on the course worksheet to be prepared for the exam
  • 3 Take Exam -  You must a achieve a score of 70% or higher in order to earn credit for the course.
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Course Description

NAB Program approval #20200318-2.25-A50926-DL

CEU Course Description

This course was developed from the National Institute on Aging guide which presents information for caregivers on how to: understand how AD changes a person; learn how to cope with these changes; help family and friends understand AD; plan for the future; make your home safe for the person with AD; manage everyday activities like eating, bathing, dressing, and grooming; take care of yourself; get help with caregiving; find out about helpful resources, such as websites, support groups, government agencies, and adult day care programs; choose a full-time care facility for the person with AD if needed; learn about common behavior and medical problems of people with AD and some medicines that may help; cope with late-stage AD.

 

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Understand the different stages of AD.

2.  Appreciate the best ways to interact with a person with AD.

3.  Become familiar with how to cope when a person with AD is having sleeping problems, agitation, and/or                   aggression.

4.  Enumerate the different safety measures to take to prevent injury to those with AD.

5.  Review the different financial agencies and support groups available to help the caretakers of someone with AD.

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