Behavioral Health Including Dementia ONLINE

Course Objectives

  • Identify communication techniques that minimize misunderstandings when working with people with dementia.
  • Identify environmental modifications that can improve the quality of life for persons with dementia
  • Discuss the effect restrictive diets have on people with dementia and identify alternatives to dietary restrictions
  • Name non-pharmacological techniques that could minimize distress in people with dementia
  • Define behavioral health

Course Description

Working with people with dementia is rewarding and challenging.  This course is designed to teach caregivers how to create an environment where people with dementia and the people working with them can thrive.  CMS is now requiring that skilled nursing communities analyze behavioral health care, which includes dementia.  This course presents ways in which caregivers can promote a dementia-friendly environment by looking at the whole person.  The course also briefly discusses mental health and LTC care residents.  How to individualize care for people with dementia, with an emphasis on non-pharmacological interventions will be discussed.

Registration Link: Behavioral Health Including Dementia ONLINE Course

Course Price: $99
Information: Call 913-477-8251 for more information
Contact Hours: Anytime that is convenient for you (6 contact hours, 6-Res Care Hours)

*This class is available to take whenever it is convenient for you.

Course Date: 
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 9:30am to Thursday, December 31, 2020 - 11:45pm
Registration Date: 
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 9:30am to Thursday, December 31, 2020 - 11:45pm
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