Education to effectively train families and caregivers to communicate with and care for people challenged with dementia will be provided in this course. The focus is on understanding the abilities and challenges of the dementia patient as well as the challenges of the family and caregivers.
Course created on October 11, 2022
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, 05193; CE Broker/1.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-953274; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Geriatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 3 dementia awareness interventions for caregiver education.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 5 interventions for effective communication.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 3 examples of how to modify activities to promote success.
|5-15 Minutes||Dementia Awareness; Dementia Tour, etc.|
|15-20 Minutes||Dementia Awareness/The Train Journey|
|20-30 Minutes||Dementia/Awareness/Naomi Feil|
|30-40 Minutes||Effective Communication/Training Caregivers and Family|
|40-45 Minutes||Modify ADLs to Promote Success|
|45-55 Minutes||Modify Leisure Activities; Community Integration; Montessori Approach|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
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OTR/L, CDP, CADDCT, CMDCP
Tammy Jurkins is an Occupational Therapist (OTR/L) and a graduate of Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She has worked clinically in geriatrics for 20 years with the first 15 years were in the rehabilitation department in a skilled nursing facility and the five years in an outpatient clinic in an assisted living facility. She has provided consulting services to family members and caregivers who are caring for their loved ones living with dementia. She is also an instructor for the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP) Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar.
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