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Webinar: Differentiating Dementias in Long Term Care
Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST
Category: Webinar

Webinar: Differentiating Dementias in Long Term Care


August 13, 2019 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM

This presentation explores the clinical evaluation of dementia and the cognitive assessment tools we use. Profiles of common dementias will be discussed and the associated neuropsychiatric symptoms will be addressed.


Speaker
Amy Siple is an Associate Professor of Nursing at Newman University where she teaches Nursing Assessment, Pharmacology, Advanced Principles of Aging and Dying Well. As a part of the national Geriatric Nursing Education Consortium, Amy is very committed to disseminating information about care of the elderly and has traveled around the country providing over 100 lectures on the pathology and care of clients with Alzheimer’s disease. In addition, she maintains an active practice as a geriatric based NP in her work for Wichita Medical Associates. In 2018 she was appointed by Governor Colyer to serve on the Alzheimer’s disease Task Force for the State of Kansas and is recognized as a leading expert on this topic. She appreciates the opportunity to positively influence the lives of her patients, students, and her broader community.

 

Objectives

  1. Identify at least two considerations in the clinical evaluation of dementia
  2. Recall at least two cognitive assessment tools used to evaluate dementia
  3. Differentiate between at least two different types of dementia

 

Continuing Education:

Each connection is eligible for up to 6 individuals to receive continuing education credits.

This educational event has been approved for up to 1.0 continuing education hours in the core of Administration for Licensed Adult Care Home Administrators, Adult Care Home Operators and Dietitians by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services. Health Occupations and Credentialing approved provider number (LTS A0009).

LeadingAge Kansas is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 1.0 contact hours applicable for APRN, RN, LPN or LMHT relicensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing provider number: LT0102-1116.

*Continuing education hours are subject to change. 
*Dates and Times are subject to change.

Please note:  Participants are paying for one connection we suggest getting as many people around a computer as you can to view the webinars. If you log in with more than one connection you will be billed for additional connections. If you have questions about this, you can contact Nicole at [email protected]

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