Explore the findings resulting from research funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and utilize tools designed to guide the elderly as they contemplate their future physical, psychosocial, and spiritual wishes at the end of life.1.0 CE Credit.
Explores the latest findings on how to prevent Alzheimer’s Disease, how to detect warning signs and symptoms, and how to assess the appropriate treatment and care for the Alzheimer’s patient.1.0 CE Credit
Discusses how the elderly have been affected by the pandemic and the ethical issues that have surfaced as a result. With the use of case studies, topics will include substance abuse, depression/isolation, financial impact/scams, changes in care provision, family caregiver stress and emotions, hospitalization, end of life issues, etc.1.0 CE Credit
Reiterates the ethical duty that healthcare professionals have to provide person-centered care and introduces the love language concept as a way of delivering that care to elderly patients.1.0 CE Credit .
Gain insight into generational values and belief systems and learn techniques to effectively communicate with each of the four generations represented within the patient population today.1.0 CE Credit .
Explains the pros and cons of long-term care insurance, what it typically covers, and what to look out for when helping patients make care decisions based on their long-term care coverage (or lack thereof).1.0 CE Credit
According to a recent CDC report, over 20% of adults ages 65 or older have a mental health concern, but only about two-thirds receive treatment. Emphasizes the need to address the mental health of our elderly population by reviewing assessment strategies and specific treatment options.1.5 CE Credit .
Emphasizes the healing benefits of music therapy with the elderly population, particularly with the dementia patient. The use of “personalized music” will be discussed in terms of tapping into long-term memory and altering negative behaviors.1.0 CE Credit.
Explores communication techniques that are proven to be effective when delivering negative news to patients, families, and others. Ethical issues of withholding crucial information will be discussed.1.0 CE Credit.