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NURSE AIDE

CNA106 - Caring for the Alzheimer Patient (1.0 HR)

Purpose: The certified nursing assistant will enhance his/her learning skills in the care of the Alzheimer's patient. Objectives: 1. To understand what Alzheimer’s Disease is and how widespread it is; 2. To be aware of the testing process used to identify AD; 3. Discuss the stages of Alzheimer’s; 4. Discuss the warning signs; 5. Discuss the importance of safety; 6. Discuss communication with the person that has AD; 7. Discuss personal care; 8. 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 nursing assistants; long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.