Objectives of this course are to be able to: describe dementia and common behaviors associated with dementia, define therapeutic activities and describe the benefits of therapeutic activities programming for persons with dementia, identify meaningful activities for persons with dementia using a person-centered approach, identify the steps in assessing activity needs of a person with dementia, describe strategies to measure the outcomes of a successful activity program, and explain how any activity program can be modified to accommodate the individual needs of a resident with dementia. 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.