Alzheimer’s Disease and Communication

Hours: 1.25
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


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.


Nursing Home 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: 20200702-1.25-A57436-DL