What Triggers Dementia and Alzheimer's Patients During ADL's? Interventions for Healthcare Providers AOTA

What Triggers Alzheimer's and Dementia Patients During ADL's? Interventions for Healthcare Providers


Course Expiration Date:  March 31, 2020

CE program brought to you by South Carolina AHEC through AHECU.  If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization. 

To register go to www.upstateahec.org If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable you enroll at www.upstateahec.org. If you require special assistance, please contact the office at 864-349-1160.

Course Description:  To provide information on how to assist patients with Alzheimer's disease and dementia to provider personal care.

Education Level: Introductory

Classification Code for AOTA: Category 1 Domain of OT; Category 2 Occupational Therapy Process

Instructional Method: Asynchronous online PowerPoint® lecture, Pre-Test, Post-Test and Evaluation

To pass this course you must view the lecture, complete the pre-test and evaluation and score at least 80% on the post-test.

Contact Hours: 1.0/.10 CEU’s for AOTA

Instructor:  Jennifer Walker RN, MSN

Target Audience:  Nursing, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, and other interested healthcare providers

Objectives: Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this presentation, the learner will be able to:

1.  Define dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and stages.

2.  Identify triggers for agitation during personal care routines in Alzheimer’s and dementia patients.

3.  List patient personal care needs.

4.  Recognize the patient’s immediate need.

5.  Identify safety measures as they relate to personal care in this population of patients.

6.  Discuss nursing care Models associated with personal care, social and physical factors and the impact on behavioral and psychological symptoms.

7.  Discuss interventions.

8.  List ways to improve communication.

Credit Statements:

Upstate AHEC is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education.  AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

This course has been assigned 0.1 AOTA CEU’s. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.         symbol


Others: This program is approved for 0.1 CEUs (1 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets the SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org  and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.  If you require special assistance, please contact the office at 864-349-1160.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given if you have accessed an online course.  You may cancel via email at bstoray@upstateahec.org  or telephone, 864-349-1160.