This course provides an overview of wandering and safety for persons with dementia. By the end of this course learners will be able to: 1) define wandering as it relates to persons with dementia, 2) explain why wandering occurs, 3) describe risk factors associated with wandering, 4) identify best practices for responding to a wandering incident, 5) identify other safety risks for persons with dementia, and 6) identify safety measures that can be implemented to mitigate common safety risks. 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.