FREE 1.5 CEs: Demystifying Dementia Behaviors

Date: October 22, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: ZOOM
Category: Virtual
WSU, Institute of Gerontology
is pleased to offer
1.5 Nursing Contact Hours & Social Work CEs
Demystifying Dementia Behaviors
 
Thursday, Oct 22
Noon - 1:30 pm
 
Free Virtual Presentation
1.5 Nursing Contact Hours & Social Work CEs
 
 
Objectives
  1. Recognize the role that your words and actions play in the behavior and responses of people with dementia.
  2. Describe some of the critical factors for optimizing positive interactions.
  3. Identify techniques that improve the potential for successful communication.
  4. Demonstrate use of positive communication strategies in an interaction.
  5. Discuss key reasons why emotional distress is common among people living with dementia and those around them.
  6. Describe the techniques of positive physical approach, empathy, supportive communication, validation, redirection, distraction, and meaningful activity.
  7. Identify the progression of the disease and typical behaviors to identify and develop appropriate and effective activities for people with dementia.

COST: FREE
We are able to provide these CEs for this event with support of our partners:

BrightStar Care, Arbor Hospise, Balfour Senior Living

 

Contact

Donna
313-664-2605
donnamacdonald@wayne.edu

Cost

FREE

Audience

Alumni, Community, Parents