This course provides an overview of behaviors associated with dementia, with a focus on those associated with Alzheimer’s type dementia. Course objectives include: determine common causes of behaviors in persons with dementia; describe most prevalent behaviors associated with persons with dementia; identify theories of behavior management; define person-centered care as it relates to caring for persons with dementia; and identify approaches to use when assisting a person with dementia during a challenging behavior episode. Course is approved for 1.0 CEUs/contact hours for Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA) in California. Must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2023.
Per California Department of Public Health regulations, a time/pause mechanism must be incorporated in this online program. Navigation within this course is restricted in that each slide must be viewed in its entirety before advancing to the next slide. Learners must view each slide and click the next button to advance in the course.