ADRD Clinical Management: Part II [In-Person]
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
FROM INTERSTATE 95
Take the MD-175 W EXIT 41, toward Columbia. Merge onto MD-175 W/Rouse Pkwy. Turn slight right onto ramp to merge onto Columbia Gateway Dr. Follow approximately 1.5 miles to a left onto Samuel Morse Dr. (If you reach Robert Fulton Dr. you've gone too far). 7090 is on the right and at the end of Samuel Morse Drive. Turn towards the office building. Follow the signs to go left around the building to the Handelman Conference Center. The Conference Center is located at the rear of the building.
FROM ROUTE 32
Take Exit 14 for Broken Land Pkwy. Merge onto Broken Land Pkwy. Turn right onto Snowden River Parkway. Immediately after the light at Oakland Mills Rd. use the right lane to take the ramp onto Robert Fulton Drive. Follow to the end and turn right onto Columbia Gateway Dr. Take the 1st right onto Samuel Morse Dr. (If you reach Albert Einstein Dr you've gone too far). 7090 is on the right and at the end of Samuel Morse Drive. Turn towards the office building. Follow the signs to go left around the building to the Handelman Conference Center. The Conference Center is located at the rear of the building.
FROM FREDERICK and points West
Take I-70 E toward Baltimore. Continue on I-70 to merge onto US-29 S/Columbia Pike S via EXIT 87A toward Columbia/Washington. Keep left to take MD-100 E via EXIT 22 toward Glen Burnie. From MD-100 take Exit 3 for Snowden River Parkway. Immediately after the light at Oakland Mills Rd. use the right lane take the ramp to merge onto Robert Fulton Dr. Follow to the end and turn right onto Columbia Gateway Dr. Take the 1st right onto Samuel Morse Dr. (If you reach Albert Einstein Dr. you've gone too far). 7090 is on the right and at the end of Samuel Morse Drive. Turn towards the office building. Follow the signs to go left around the building to the Handelman Conference Center. The Conference Center is located at the rear of the building.
Nearest airport: Baltimore–Washington International Airport (BWI)
Nearest train station: Amtrak Baltimore–Washington International Airport (BWI) Station
Hampton Inn & Suites
7045 Minstrel Way
Columbia, MD 21046
Extended Stay America Columbia - Gateway Drive
6620 Eli Whitney Dr.
Columbia, MD 21046
SpringHill Suites Columbia
7055 Minstrel Way
Columbia, MD 21046
Holiday Inn Columbia East - Jessup
7900 Washington Blvd.
Jessup, MD 20794
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 clock hour and 1 participant hour.
NAB/NCERS Approval Number: 20240515-1-A93981-IN
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
- 1.00 NAB Credit Hours