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CNA207 - CMA: Alzheimer's Disease (1.0 HR)

Purpose: Health care workers will understand the disease process and gain knowledge of the diagnosis process, the warning signs, the stages of the disease, and how to keep the resident safe. Objectives: 1. Understand what Alzheimer’s disease is and how widespread it is; 2. Be aware of the testing process used to identify AD; 3. Discuss the stages of Alzheimer’s; 4. Discuss the stages of Alzheimer’s; 5. Discuss the importance of safety; 6. Discuss communication with the person that has AD; 7. Discuss personal care 8. Identify medications used in the care of residents with Alzheimer’s disease; 9. Discuss management of behaviors related to dementia; 10. Gain knowledge of prevention and cure. Continuing Education Credits:  0 contact hours Iowa BON #335; 0 contact hours CA Board of Nursing CEP 14033; 0 contact hours CE Broker # 50-4572 Florida and District of Columbia; 0 contact hours for Social Work State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 159.001315; 0 contact hours for Physical Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 216.000284; 0 contact hours for Occupational Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 224.000164; 1.0 CE hours for certified medication assistants; long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.