ADRD Clinical Management: Part II [On-Demand]
This course provides advanced practice nursing professionals with the knowledge necessary to provide high-quality dementia care management. This module engages the learner in a meaningful expression of the relationship between specialized dementia care and primary care as well as partnerships between health systems and community-based organizations to best manage dementia patients.
Nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and certified nursing assistants who care for elderly populations in ambulatory care settings.
By the end of this course, the learner, when caring for geriatric patients, will be able to:
- Describe the holistic picture of dementia and its progression through phases of severity
- Describe the hallmarks of treatment plans for dementia and their complications
- Characterize distinctions among dementia populations on the basis of cultural, ethnic, and diversity considerations
- Describe behavioral treatment of complications of dementia
- Maintain safety, function, and autonomy of persons with dementia
- Provide descriptions of the comorbidities of dementia and their relevance to management
- Identify strategies for customizing living situations for those with dementia and their caregivers
- Provide perspectives to guide advance directives and context to common ethical issues
- Define key strategies to sustain resiliency across roles and progression of dementia
Abbye Solis, DNP, ACNP-BC, PCCN
Dr. Abbye Solis is an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University and Johns Hopkins University.
Conflicts of Interest
The instructor has no conflicts to declare.
The instructor has agreed to our anti-discrimination policy that prohibits the inclusion of discriminatory language, graphics, or references on the basis of race, gender identity, age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, or religion.
Long-Term Care Administrators
This educational offering has been reviewed and approved by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.25 clock hours and 1.25 participant hours.
NAB/NCERS Approval Number: 20240515-1.25-A93990-DL
Learners must provide their nursing home administrator license number and NAB CE registry identification number.
The Beacon Institute is an approved provider of continuing education by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners. The Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners will certify that this program meets the criteria of Category I continuing education for social workers licensed in Maryland.
As an IACET Accredited Provider, Innovation Horizons offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard.
- 0.10 IACET CEUs
- 1.25 NAB Credit Hours