Series II: Care Management: Managing Basic ADLs

This course is designed to help practitioners implement strategies to keep patients living as independently as possible by learning techniques to help manage neurodegenerative conditions. We will review techniques involved with managing anorexia and dysphagia as well as address swallowing concerns, bathing and hygiene and resistance to assistance.

Series II: Care Management: Evidence based Management of Behaviors

This course is designed to review the care management strategies of patients living with dementia from a nursing perspective. We will review behavioral management and communication strategies as well as environmental factors that may contribute to behavioral challenges. Pharmacological approaches will also be discussed.

Dementia Care Path for Healthcare Practitioners Series I: ADRD Research

This course is designed to keep practitioners abreast of advances in the field of ADRD research. This course describes the current research initiatives taking place in field of neurodegenerative diseases, specifically Alzheimer disease. We will cover the importance of clinical trials, available clinical trials and the benefits of participation in clinical trials as it relates to finding therapeutic treatment modalities for the advancement of science in ADRD.