Alzheimer's Disease (AD), the most common of the dementias, is a progressive brain disorder that occurs gradually and results in irreversible memory loss, unusual behavior changes, personality changes, and a decline in thinking abilities. This clinical practice guideline provides care recommendations for AD management. The guideline assumes that a proper diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease has been made using reliable and valid diagnostic techniques. Guideline topics include assessment, treatment, patient and caregiver education and support, and legal considerations. The course is presented in a PDF format only.
Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses
This CE program is designated as intermediate.
Note: Guidelines for Alzheimer's Disease Management is not available for CE credit for counselors in Ohio.
Guidelines for Alzheimer's Disease Management 2008
DEBRA CHERRY, PHD (Co-Director)
Alzheimer's Association, Calif. Southland
FREDDI SEGAL-GIDAN, PA, PHD (Co-Director)
USC ADRC & USC/Rancho Los Amigos ARCC
Click here to view the entire report and California Workgroup
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These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social work in Arkansas.
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These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for psychologists, pastoral psychotherapists, clinical social workers, clinical mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and alcohol and drug abuse counselors in New Hampshire.
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Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:
- Assess and monitor changes in daily functioning and cognitive status of Alzheimer's
- Treat behavioral symptoms;
- Provide patient and caregiver education and support; and
- Discuss end-of-life care decisions.