The Many Faces of Dementia, Alzheimer's, and Other Memory Care Diseases

A Free 3.0 CEU Seminar Sponsored by Theia Senior Solutions

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Course Description:

Social workers and other health care professionals are called upon to serve an ever-increasing volume of patients presenting with some form of dementia, whether due to impairments such as Alzheimer's Disease, or due to brain injury.  This course examines myriad aspects of dementia and identifies assessment tools to help the professional distinguish between dementia, delirium and depression. This course is designed for Social Workers, RNs and other professionals who work with the elderly in the long-term care setting.

 

Course Objectives

1.       Explain the disease concept of brain injury and different forms of dementia

2.       Identify the possible underlying factors in memory impairment diseases

3.       Identify the differences between dementia, delirium and depression

 

This course is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards - ASWB NJ CE Course Approval Program Provider #13. Course # 1093 from 11/08/2016 to 11/08/2018. Social workers will receive the following type and number of credit(s): General social work 3.0. Method of delivery: Face to Face. Level of Practice: Beginning to Intermediate.

 

Longtree and Associates, provider #1208, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association for Social Work Boards (ASWB) through the Approved Continuing Education Program.  Longtree and Associates maintains responsibility for the program.  ASWB Approval Period: 03/20/2017 – 03/20/2020.  Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 3.0 continuing education clock hours. 

 

This course is approved by the California Board of Nursing. Provider number CEP 15796 for stated number of 3.0 contact hour credits.

 

Your presenter, Susan Harris, CRA, ADC, LNHA, BA, MC, is a highly-accomplished health care executive with over 23 years’ experience at the helm of several senior living facilities. She has spoken at the White House on eldercare issues, and has a keen understanding of the ethical issues surrounding end-of-life care decisions and advance care planning.  Ms. Harris has extensive training and expertise in Alzheimer's, dementia and other memory disorders as well as the issues that often surround these illnesses.

 

There is no fee for this program.  If you have questions or concerns about the course content, references, content evaluation, grievances, registration, facilities, special accommodations, course administration or if you want more information on social work continuing education units, please contact Laurie Loughney at Longtree & Associates, LLC at 848-218-1320 or at longtreena@aol.com.  Attendees who complete this course, sign in and out, and complete a course evaluation will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance on that date.