Advanced Approaches in Improving Rehab Outcomes for People Living with Dementia - Part 1

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Target Audience

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech Language Pathologists

Description

This Part 1 course is designed for experienced clinicians who often struggle with the complications of working with people living with dementia. This advanced interactive live webinar will discuss the impact of dementia on cognition, function and rehab. This course will also build on skills in communication and approach and working within the environment and managing pain and other behaviors associated with unmet needs. Specific care approaches and plans for people at different and transitioning levels of dementias will be explored. The conclusion of the workshop focuses on making changes to promote these new strategies within current settings of care. Pre-work will be provided for completion before webinar.

***Participants of this webinar should plan to take the course continuation - Advanced Approaches in Improving Rehab Outcomes for People Living with Dementia - Part 2***

Instructor:
Melanie G. Bunn, RN, MS, GNP

Live Webinar Information:
Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) - Registration ends Sunday, January 3, 2021 at midnight

This Live Webinar will be broadcast with Zoom. Instructions to join the Live Webinar will be emailed prior to the event. You can test your computer by going to the Zoom Test Page

In order to receive credit, all attendees must remain online for the full duration of the training day from 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Breaks will be given throughout each training day and attendance will be monitored (partial credit will not be given).

Charlotte AHEC, NC AHEC system, is an approved provider by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners with regard to activities directly related to physical therapy for continued competence.

Speech-Language Pathologists – Charlotte AHEC will issue Certificates of Completion only. Speech Language Pathologist participants must self-track and record the certificate for ASHA Certification documentation. Up to 4.0 hours.

Register now for the continuation of this course:
Advanced Approaches in Improving Rehab Outcomes for People Living with Dementia - Part 2 - January 6, 2021

Objectives

  • Discuss impact of structural and chemical changes associated with dementia specifically important to rehab professionals;
  • Describe signs of progression and transitioning between levels of dementia;
  • Demonstrate approach, communication and treatment adaptations to meet needs of PLWD at different levels of progression;
  • Describe strategies for meeting expressed unmet needs of PLWD using rehab skills, pain management approaches and organizing the day;
  • Discuss approaches for implementing new approaches to rehab of people living with dementia in current setting of care;
  • Discuss the impact of PPE when communicating with people with dementia.

Contact

Chanyne C Cupil, BS

Sessions

Status
Filled
Presenter(s)
Melanie G Bunn, RN, MS, GNP
Date(s)
Jan 5, 2021
Time
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Check-In Time
8:30 AM
Credit
0.40 - CEU
4.00 - Contact Hours
4.00 - NCBPTE Contact Hours
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Description
This Part 1 course is designed for experienced clinicians who often struggle with the complications of working with people living with dementia. This advanced interactive live webinar will discuss the impact of dementia on cognition, function and rehab. This course will also build on skills in communication and approach and working within the environment and managing pain and other behaviors associated with unmet needs. Specific care approaches and plans for people at different and transitioning levels of dementias will be explored. The conclusion of the workshop focuses on making changes to promote these new strategies within current settings of care. Pre-work will be provided for completion before webinar. ***Participants of this webinar should plan to take the course continuation - Advanced Approaches in Improving Rehab Outcomes for People Living with Dementia - Part 2*** Instructor: Melanie G. Bunn, RN, MS, GNP Live Webinar Information: Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) - Registration ends Sunday, January 3, 2021 at midnight This Live Webinar will be broadcast with Zoom. Instructions to join the Live Webinar will be emailed prior to the event. You can test your computer by going to the Zoom Test Page In order to receive credit, all attendees must remain online for the full duration of the training day from 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Breaks will be given throughout each training day and attendance will be monitored (partial credit will not be given). Charlotte AHEC, NC AHEC system, is an approved provider by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners with regard to activities directly related to physical therapy for continued competence. Speech-Language Pathologists – Charlotte AHEC will issue Certificates of Completion only. Speech Language Pathologist participants must self-track and record the certificate for ASHA Certification documentation. Up to 4.0 hours. Register now for the continuation of this course: Advanced Approaches in Improving Rehab Outcomes for People Living with Dementia - Part 2 - January 6, 2021
Details
Status
Closed
Date(s)
Jan 5, 2021
Time
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Fees
Credits
0.40
CEU
4.00
Contact Hours
4.00
NCBPTE Contact Hours