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Wild Iris Medical Education

Alzheimer's Disease

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Overview / Abstract:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Summarize the characteristics, progression, epidemiology, pathophysiology, and public health impact of Alzheimer's disease (AD).
  • Discuss the psychosocial and financial burden on family and caregivers.
  • List available medical therapies, including their risks and benefits.
  • Name strategies of effective communication and behavior management for the person who has AD.
  • Spell out effective ways to assist with activities of daily living and maintenance of independence.
  • Discuss ethical issues in caring for the AD client, including end-of-life care.


May 01, 2012


Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Respiratory Therapy CE





Credits / Hours

4 hours

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Nancy Evans, BS

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Psychiatry / Mental Health, Palliative Care / Hospice, Geriatrics / LTC, Alzheimers / Dementia

Keywords / Search Terms

Wild Iris Medical Education Wild Iris Medical Education Alzheimer's Disease, dementia, geriatrics,

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