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Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Care

Teacher

Mary DiBartolo

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$Free: Add a Verified Certificate for $49 USD
https://www.edx.org/course/alzheimers-disease-dementia-care

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Duration

5 Weeks

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On demand video

What Alzheimer’s disease is, its pathophysiology, risk factors and how it is diagnosed Key cognitive, behavioral and neuropsychiatric symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease Two classes of medications used to enhance cognitive function in persons with Alzheimer’s disease How validation therapy and other evidence-based therapeutic communication principles optimize interactions and care outcomes Key principles when caring for the hospitalized person with dementia/Alzheimer’s disease A better understanding of the role of the dementia caregiver, stresses and available resources, as well as the overall experience of caring for the person with dementia

Instructors

Mary DiBartolo

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