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ALL102 - Communication and Dementia (1.5 HR)

 

Purpose: To enhance communication between the patient/resident with dementia and health care personnel. Objectives: 1. Explain the normal communication process; 2. Differentiate between delirium, delusion, hallucinations, and dementia; 3. Discuss reversible and irreversible dementias; Discuss communication challenges of the resident with dementia; 5. List and discuss strategies to aid in communicating with the resident with dementia. Continuing Education Credits: 1.5 contact hours Iowa BON #335; 1.5 contact hours CA Board of Nursing CEP 14033; 1.5 contact hours CE Broker # 50-4572 Florida and District of Columbia; 1.5 contact hours for Social Work State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 159.001315; 1.5 contact hours for Physical Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 216.000284; 1.5 contact hours for Occupational Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 224.000164; 1.5 CE hours for certified nursing assistants; long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.