This seminar provides an overview of types of dementia including characteristics at each stage, protocols for staging clients with dementia and related treatment strategies. Documentation and treatment planning based on dementia staging results is reviewed. Behavior management and communication strategies for this population are discussed as well as techniques for nursing to follow.
Course created on February 21, 2020
Course Type: Video, Audio
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-693399; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Geriatrics
- Participants will be able to identify at least three stages of dementia including related behaviors and abilities.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two standardized assessments used to accurately stage residents with dementia.
- Participants will be able to identify at least four treatment interventions and activity adaptations for patients with dementia.
- Participants will be able to discuss at least two appropriate documentation strategies to reflect skilled intervention.
|0-5 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-25 Minutes||Dementia/Alzheimer’s overview|
|25-40 Minutes||Dementia Stages|
|40-50 Minutes||Staging Tools|
|50-85 Minutes||Therapy Interventions|
|100-115 Minutes||IDT Techniques|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
Kathleen Weissberg, in her 25+ years of practice, has worked in LTC as a researcher/educator and has established various programs in nursing facilities including palliative care, adult sexuality, falls management, dementia care and staging. She provides continuing education support to 6000 therapists nationwide as Director of Education for Select Rehabilitation. She is Montessori certified, a certified dementia practitioner, has lectured nationally, at the state level, and authored publications on dementia quality care and low vision.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
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