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 continuing education unit-CEU-contact hour to the following profession:
- Nurses (RN, LVN, LPN) (all states)
- Certified Case Managers (CCM)
- Certified Rehab Counselors (CRC)
- Certified Disability Management Specialists (CDMS)
- Social Workers (NASW)
Participants must pass the final quiz with 80% or more and may re-take the quiz as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2023.