Alzheimer's Disease

1.0 Contact Hours
Target Audience: Nurses, healthcare professionals, and interested individuals
Purpose/Goal: The goal of this course is to provide health care professionals with an overview of the key concepts related to Alzheimer's Disease, including warning signs, various stages, and how to provide care to Alzheimer's patients.
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Alzheimer's Disease is a common form of dementia facing millions of Americans. Health care providers need an overview of Alzheimer's to be informed as to the causes, warning signs, stages, and appropriate forms of intervention.

An audio reading of the content is available for this course

Upon completion of the course, you will be able to do the following:

  • 1. The student will be able demonstrate knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and its various stages that occur with this diagnosis, including symptoms of each stage.
  • 2. The student will be able to provide examples of common nursing interventions associated with caring for Alzheimer’s patients.
  • 3. The student will be able to recognize and provide examples of commonly prescribed Alzheimer’s medications and their potential side effects.
  • 4. The student will be able to verbalize 10 common warning signs of Alzheimer’s.
  • 5. The student will be able to voice common traits that they can demonstrate to be successful as a Registered Nurse in providing care to Alzheimer’s patients and support to their families.
Complete the course post exam (CE Test) with a score of 80% or greater. Complete all fields of the course evaluation form. Certificate of Completion is provided once the course post exam is passed per criteria above.
  • California Board of Registered Nursing
Course Expires:

May 30, 2018

  • Kelli M Hansen BSN, RN, CMCN, LNC, CSA