Sherrie All – Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias Certification Training

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Sherrie All – Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias Certification Training

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Faculty:
Sherrie All
Duration:
6 Hours 13 Minutes
Copyright:
Mar 20, 2020

Description

This recording is vital for anyone who works with dementia and needs skills and proven strategies to provide optimal care.

Watch Dr. Sherrie All in this recording as she provides you with the assessment tools and critical interventions you need to identify and differentiate between dementias, prevent and reduce difficult behaviors, and improve your ability to communicate with cognitively impaired patients!

More than just an overview of dementia and Alzheimer’s, this program will offer practical solutions to some of the most challenging real-life situations you face and bring you up to speed on the latest medications, preventative treatments, and advances in early detection that could impact your work.

Better still, throughout the recording you’ll build essential skills, better understand the complexities of the disease, and discover how you can employ safe and effective best practices to provide quality care.

Purchase today! No matter your profession, you’ll finish this comprehensive program more confident in your ability to minimize challenging behavioral issues associated with dementia, improve communication with your patients, and provide the best care possible for this vulnerable population.


Best of all, upon completion of this training, you’ll be eligible to become a Certified Dementia Care Specialist (CDCS) through Evergreen Certifications. Certification lets colleagues, employers, and clients know that you’ve invested the extra time and effort necessary to understand the complexities of dementia care. Professional standards apply. Visit www.evergreencertifications.com/CDCS for details.

Certification Made Simple

In just three easy steps, you can earn your Dementia Care Specialist Certification – a $99.99 value – included with your purchase!

Step 1: Watch the digital seminar
Step 2: Complete the CE test and instantly print your certificate of completion.
Step 3: Submit your certificate of completion and professional license to Evergreen Certifications

That’s it! No hidden fees. No catch. Just certification made EASY.

*Professional Standards apply. Learn more at www.evergreencertifications.com/cdcs

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Outline

Manifestations and Prognosis for Each Type of Dementia

  • Cognitive decline vs. normal aging
  • Mild Neuro-Cognitive Disorder
  • Manifestations and prognosis for:
    • Alzheimer’s
    • Vascular Dementia
    • Lewy Body Dementia
    • Frontotemporal Dementia
    • Parkinson’s
  • Stages of dementia
  • Psuedo-dementias and reversible conditions

Cognitive Assessment Tools and Advances in Early-Detection

  • MOCA and SLUMS
    • Step-by-step utilization
    • What they tell you and what they don’t
  • Brain imaging
  • Research on biomarkers
  • Genetic risk profiling
  • When to refer for a formal neuropsychological assessment

Behavioral Interventions Toolbox: Causes and Solutions to Challenging Behaviors

  • Identifying triggers for challenging behaviors
  • Assess for pain in dementia patients
  • What do for sundowning?
  • Techniques to minimize combativeness and aggressive behaviors
  • Strategies to redirect wandering
  • Paranoia – causes and management
  • Effective responses to hallucinations and delusions
  • Strategies to reduce repetitive behaviors
  • How to improve personal care and activities of daily living

Communication Strategies to Improve Care

  • Successful non-verbal communication – find meaning behind gestures
  • Best practices to avoid arguments
  • Questions to ask, and how to ask them
  • Innovative communication tools

Psychopharmacology and Nutrition: The Latest Medications and Preventative Treatments

  • Approved medications for behavioral and cognitive symptoms
  • Nutritive interventions for Alzheimer’s prevention
  • Disease modifying medication

Ethical Issues Related to Dementia

  • End of life issues
  • Reporting abuse (physical, sexual, financial)
  • Multicultural considerations

Faculty

Sherrie All, Ph.D.'s Profile

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Chicago Center for Cognitive Wellness

Sherrie All, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist who has specialized in treating people with dementia, Parkinson’s disease, TBI, MS, and other neurological disorders for over a decade. Dr. All is the founder and director of the Chicago Center for Cognitive Wellness, a private neuropsychology practice specializing in cognitive rehabilitation and brain health. The evidence-based cognitive rehabilitation interventions she uses have helped hundreds of adults experiencing cognitive declines improve their thinking skills, expand their functional independence, and enhance their brain health.

Dr. All has worked as a consultant to the Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging, helping to develop and evaluate a holistic brain fitness program, and her work with individuals on ways to lower their personal risk for dementia has earned the attention of media outlets including The New Yorker and Crain’s Chicago Business. Dr. All earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and is a member of the American Psychological Associations.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Sherrie All is the owner of the Chicago Center for Cognitive Wellness. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Sherrie All has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

 

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