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Alzheimer’s Disease, Part 1 - OT60215

Alzheimer’s Disease, Part 1

Trends in Diagnosis and Management

by Annette Kelly, PhD, MSN, ARNP
OT60215
(4.5 / 277 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Occupational Therapy (0.18 AOTA CEU)

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Summary:

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, degenerative disorder that attacks the brain’s nerve cells (neurons), resulting in loss of memory, thinking and language skills, and behavioral changes. An estimated 5.5 million Americans of all ages had Alzheimer's disease in 2016. For Americans ages 65 and older, this prevalence represents one in 10 people; an estimated 5.3 million people who are age 65 and older. This interprofessional continuing education module informs nurses, physicians, dietitians, speech-language pathologists, physical and occupational therapists, emergency medical technicians and paramedics, and social workers about the trends in diagnosis and management of Alzheimer’s disease.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education program is to inform nurses, physicians, dietitians, speech-language pathologists, physical and occupational therapists, emergency medical technicians, and social workers about the trends in the diagnosis and management of Alzheimer’s disease. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss how interprofessional collaboration and practice can improve the care and outcomes of people with Alzheimer’s disease
  • Identify three key elements in the diagnostic guidelines for Alzheimer’s disease
  • Describe two research areas that have enriched the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Explain three innovative approaches to the management of care of people provisionally diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease
 
Content Level: Intermediate
Instructional Method: Online Course — Clinical Vignette & Narrative
 
Content Focus
Domain of OT: Client factors
OT Process: Intervention
OT Process: Outcomes, Prevention
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, physicians, dietitians, speech-language pathologists, physical and occupational therapists, and social workers.
 
Occupational therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Relias LLC, is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
  
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (provider # FBN 50-1489).
 

Course Originally Released on: 4/24/2015
Date of Most Recent Review: 5/21/2018
Course Termination/Update Date: 5/21/2021

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

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JENNIFER M - Reading, PA  ·  Mar 12, 2019
good review of information
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Daniele T - North Huntingdon, PA  ·  Mar 09, 2019
informative, gave some insight on the difference between Alzheimer's and Dementia
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ROBERT L - Port Orange, FL  ·  Mar 05, 2019
It was good, well informed and timed appropriately
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Donna K - Plano, TX  ·  Feb 28, 2019
More detailed and difficult than I expected. Very good information!
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Kelly M - Hobe Sound, FL  ·  Feb 20, 2019
informative and beneficial to learn about research and progress being made
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