HOU 400  -  DEMENTIA CARE FOR MEDICAL PROFESS. Course Search  

This course will provide students with an understanding of dementia and disorders that cause cognitive changes in adults. Topics include: the stages of progressive, degenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, providing standardized approaches for care of persons with dementia, and the influence of family dynamics, finances and end of life care options. This course will also provide information on community care options for persons with dementia and steps for assessment and management of challenging issues in dementia care (e.g. driving, resistance to care, mood/behavior problems), as well as explore new areas in dementia care, including cognitive fitness and complementary therapies.

Pricing and availability for this course are subject to change.


 
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