Dementia Training Requirements for Assisted Living Facilities

Dementia Training Requirements for Assisted Living Facilities

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The following Dementia Training Requirements for Assisted Living Facilities course is designed to teach healthcare providers (HCP) on how to identify and care for dementia patients. 

What you will learn:

  • Understanding dementia
    • How common is dementia?
    • Causes of dementia
    • How does dementia affect the human brain?
    • Effects of dementia on different parts of the brain
  • Signs of dementia
    • Symptoms of dementia
  • How can dementia be classified?
  • Diagnosis of dementia
    • Dementia treatment
  • What increases the risk for dementia?
    • Dementia risk reduction
  • Importance of dementia care
    • Main aspects of person-centered care
  • Introduction to dementia care
    • Dementia care recommendations
    • Sufficient food and fluid consumption
    • Staff guidance
    • Pain management
    • Social engagement
  • Addressing dementia behavioral problems
    • Wandering
    • What should you do if a patient wanders?
    • Hallucinations
    • Aggression and anger
    • Sleeping problems

Once completed, you will receive a certificate of completion to verify you have finished the training. Course Length: 30 minutes; CME: 0.5.

American Medical Compliance is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education to physicians. Our Continuing Medical Education (CME) program is committed to enhancing the knowledge, skills, and professional performance of healthcare providers to improve patient care outcomes. Through high-quality educational activities, we aim to address the identified educational gaps and to support the continuous professional development of our medical community. American Medical Compliance designates this activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should only claim this credit for their complete participation in this activity.

The information contained in these trainings was derived from publications of OSHA, EEOC, DOL, OCR, FDA, CDC, NIAID, ATSDR, HHS or WHO (Government Sourced Material). None of the planners, authors or instructors for this activity have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. The Government Sourced Material used by AMC is available for no charge on their associated websites. The use of the Government Sourced Material by AMC does not imply endorsement or recommendation by OSHA, EEOC, DOL, OCR, FDA, CDC, NIAID, ATSDR, HHS or WHO or by the United States Government, of AMC, its enterprise, its facility, its services or its products. © 2024 American Medical Compliance, no copyright claimed in Government Sourced Material. If you are not completely satisfied with this course within 30 days you will receive a full refund.