DSHS – Dementia, Level 1: Dementia Capable Caregiving [LTC-20200318]Max Contact Hours Awarded
: 8.0Max Pharmacotherapeutic Hours Awarded
Discover how different types of dementia affect the elderly within the long-term care population. You will learn how to communicate effectively with dementia clients and their families, gain tools to recognize the signs/symptoms of dementia and delirium, how to respond effectively to challenging behaviors, and issues surrounding activities of daily living. You will be required to pass a written examination.
This program meets the 2018 Washington State DSHS-approved mandatory “Dementia Specialty Training” requirement for your caregiving Health Services/ Nursing staff members.
March 18, 2020
9:00 am – 6:30 pm
Location: Acute Care Education , Vancouver, WA
Who Should Attend?
All Health Services/ Nursing caregiving staff (RN, LPN, Med Aides, Caregivers, CNA, HCA, NAR and others) in long term care settings.
- Introduction to Dementia & Hallucinations and Delusions
- Setting the Tone & Working with Families
- Sexuality and Intimacy & Medications, Treatments and Therapies
- Activities of Daily Living & Trauma Informed Care
- Communication with People who have Dementia
- Approaching Challenging Behaviors
- Tips for Dealing with Specific Challenging Behaviors
Speaker: Dusty Ahrens, RN
EMPLOYERS: You may register up to 6 staff at one time by using this link.
Registration includes: Attendance at program, program handout, coffee, tea, water, continental breakfast, and snacks. Wi-fi is available in the conference center.
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