Managing Dementia-Related Behaviors

Hours: 1.25
Course Number: 0144
Course Date: 08/25/2016

Managing Dementia-Related Behaviors is a 1-hour continuing education course that focuses on effective nonpharmacological interventions for dementia-related behaviors. It stresses the importance of beginning with psychosocial methods of improving behaviors and the resident's quality of life. The course also examines how to accurately identify common dementia-related behaviors and intervene using behavioral and cognitive based interventions and not solely the use of psychiatric medications.

Because the interdisciplinary team constructs care goals and the resident's plan of care, social workers, nurses and other healthcare professionals can benefit from the information in this course. 


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The purpose of this course is to review effective nonpharmacological interventions for dementia-related behaviors.

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain how to identify behaviors
  2. Review common dementia-related behaviors
  3. List nonpharmacological interventions for dementia-related behaviors

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. If you do not score a 70% or better, you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% 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 hours of continuing education credit. Program Approval# 20240902-1.25-A96981-DL

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