Therapists Role in the Treatment of Dementia and Related Diagnosis - 4 Hours

$25.00

Description

The goal of therapy for dementia patients is to maintain the patient’s independence and current cognitive abilities for as long as possible. It may involve physical therapy, cognitive therapy, occupational therapy, and other exercises depending on the diagnosis of the patient. This course discusses essential aspects of physical and occupational therapy interventions in the treatment of dementia and related disorders. It discusses the different treatment approaches for patients with dementia in different rehabilitation settings and how caregiver support affects hospital readmissions for patients in the home health setting with dementia.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Describe how cognitive function is associated with rehabilitation
  • Define Dementia and related diagnoses
  • Describe preventative measures against dementia and related diagnoses
  • Identify appropriate tests for physical/occupation therapists to perform with patients with dementia to get a baseline of cognitive and physical ability
  • Identify ways physical and occupational therapists can contribute to the treatment of dementia in patients that also need rehabilitation services
  • Describe physical therapy interventions for patients with dementia
  • Describe occupational therapy interventions for patients with dementia
  • Describe how cognitive status contributes to falls
  • Describe ways to treat pain in patients with dementia
  • Identify different treatment approaches for patients with dementia in different rehabilitation settings
  • Describe how caregiver support affects hospital re-admissions for patients in the home health setting with dementia

 

Author: Lisa Bergen, PT, DPT   

Contact Hours : 4.00 Hours / 4.0 PDAs  (AOTA CEUs—0.4) 

Target Audience: PTs, PTAs, OTs, and OTAs

Prerequisites: None

Cost: $25 / Participant

Education Level: Intermediate

AOTA Classification Codes: Category 1 – OT Service Delivery

Instructional Methods:  Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test). A minimum passing score of 70% is required for course completion. A Printable (Pdf) Certificate By Email.

Course Completion Certificate : A Printable (pdf) Certificate By Email

Approvals: State Board of Physical Therapy & American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) State Chapters Approved. Please visit accreditation section for fill list: Click Here 

Biologix Solutions LLC is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 9837. This distance learning-independent is offered at 0.4 CEUs, Intermendiate, Category 1 – OT Service Delivery. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

The current term of approval extends from 6/21/2017 through 6/30/2025. Provider ID: 9837. Approval

Course Completion Certificate : A Printable (pdf) Certificate By Email

Cancellation / Refund Policy: By completing your purchase from Biologix Solutions LLC,  you agree that you are purchasing digital, non-tangible product / service / training courses, and as such are not entitled to a refund once accessed. If you have any questions, please feel to contact us by phone or email before purchasing online course.

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