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. Approved for 1.0 CEU/contact hr for Nurses (all states) and California Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE) Administrators. Learners 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.
This course is approved for Dementia under the following Core of Knowledge: Managing Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias.