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Training Title:
Retired ~ Alzheimer’s Disease 101

Clock Hours: 1

After completion of this course, you should be able to: • Define Alzheimer’s Disease • Identify its prevalence, diagnosis/presentation, symptoms, causes, effects on the brain, and progression • Recall the changes in the brain related to AD • Comprehend the psychological consequences and the behavioral impact of AD • Demonstrate care for those affected by AD • Prepare caregivers in their efforts to manage the behavioral consequences of AD

This course will present an overview of what we know about Alzheimer’s disease, including its effect on the brain, potential causes of the disease and a discussion of the typical course of progression. We will also focus on the challenges for behavioral health providers who care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, and so will focus on management of the behavioral manifestations of the disease. As we begin our program, we’ll take a look at the specific changes Alzheimer’s disease creates, Keywords: Elderly, Alzheimer’s disease, Dementia, Psychological

Approval Bodies

  • Association of Social Work Boards Approved Continuing Education (ACE)
  • CAADE - California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators
  • California Association of DUI Treatment Programs (CADTP)
  • California Board of Registered Nursing
  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
  • Connecticut Certification Board, Inc.
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • Florida Dept. of Health (Board of Social Work, Marriage & Family, Mental Health Counseling)
  • NAADAC, National Association for Addiction Professionals
  • National Board for Certified Counselors
  • Pennsylvania Certification Board
  • Professional Development

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