Alzheimer’s Disease and Communication

Hours: 1-1.5
Course Number: 0047

Alzheimer’s Disease and Communication is a 1 hour course that focuses on communicating with individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and stresses how to learn and understand the individual's style of communication as Alzheimer's disease progresses. The course lists communication challenges and changes in communication that take place with Alzheimer' s disease. The course also lists verbal and non-verbal communication strategies that can be helpful towards the end of the disease processes.

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Course Details

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to improve how caregivers communicate with individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease as it progresses.

Learning Objectives

1)    List communication challenges

2)    Identify communication changes that take place with Alzheimer’s disease

3)    List verbal communication strategies

4)    List non-verbal communication strategies

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

Certifications

Activity Professionals


1.00 HOURS
NCCAP [activity professionals] has been approved for 1 clock hour of continuing education by The National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP). Approval number NCCAP00132-19NT. is effective through 01/15/2019.

Administrators


1.25 HOURS
This educational offering has been reviewed by The National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.25 clock hours. Program approval number: 20190702-1.25-A46215-DL.

Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist


1.00 HOURS
NCCAP [activity professionals] has been approved for 1 clock hour of continuing education by The National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP). Approval number NCCAP00132-19NT. is effective through 01/15/2019.

Chaplains


1.00 HOURS
This program may be used for continuing education credit for chaplains certified with Board of Chaplaincy Certification, Inc.

Dialysis Technicians


1.00 HOURS
This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (#50-13920). Completion of this course fulfills 1 hour of general annual mandatory training for nursing. Do not send certificate to the Florida Board of Nursing. Each state recognizes and accepts continuing education approval from the Florida Board of Nursing except California. Keep this certificate in your records for four (4) years.

Nurses


1.00 HOURS
This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (#50-13920). Completion of this course fulfills 1 hour of general annual mandatory training for nursing. Do not send certificate to the Florida Board of Nursing. Each state recognizes and accepts continuing education approval from the Florida Board of Nursing except California. Keep this certificate in your records for four (4) years.

Personal Care Home Administrators


1.25 HOURS
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Welfare. Adult Residential Licensing. PCH Administrators receive 1.25 hours of continuing education.

Physical Therapists


1.00 HOURS
This program has been approved by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Ohio Component for 1 hour of continuing education. Approval number 18S6967 is effective through 04/05/19

Social Workers


1.00 HOURS
This program has been approved by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) for 1 continuing education contact hours* Approval # 886546224-4526.

Speech Pathologists


1.00 HOURS
This course has been approved by the Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology for 1.00 total continuing education hours. This approval is effective until 12/31/18.