A Certificate of Completion is earned. We cannot provide Occupational Therapy CEHrs for this course.
Instructor: Cherie Clark, MSW
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This training program has been approved by the State of Florida, Department of Elder Affairs and is in compliance with Section 429.178, F.S. and Rule 58A-5.0191(9) & (10), F.A.C. for Assisted Living Facilities.
This course will cover:
- Understanding Alzheimer's disease and other related disorders
- Characteristics of Alzheimer's Disease
- Communicating with Residents with Alzheimer's Disease
- Family Issues
- Maintaining an Appropriate Environment for Residents with Alzheimer's Disease
- Ethical Issues and Residents with Alzheimer's Disease
Course number: ALF AD 210. (approval letter)
Long-term care administrators and staff who have regular contact with or provide direct care to residents with Alzheimer's disease and other related disorders.
This 4 hour course is broken into 6 sections. You must start with section one before proceeding to the next. At the end of each section, you will be given a brief quiz to test your understanding of the material presented. Upon successful completion of this course and payment verification, the University of Florida will send a Certificate of Completion (PDF) via email.
Upon completion of this course, the participants will be able to:
- Distinguish between normal aging and memory loss from Alzheimer's disease and other related disorders;
- Identify the characteristics of Alzheimer's Disease;
- Communicate effectively with residents with Alzheimer's Disease and other related disorders;
- Understand the impact of Alzheimer's disease on family members and implement strategies for involving family members.
- Create an environment that is safe, secure and supportive for both the patients or residents and the staff; and
- Identify common ethical conflicts that may arise when caring for patients or residents with Alzheimer's disease and other related disorders.
The information taught is appropriate for individuals who are seeking basic knowledge in caring for patients or residents with Alzheimer's disease and other related disorders.
This online course offers a web-based streaming audio presentation and Microsoft PowerPoint® slides.