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Dementia Strategies Course Created for Professional Development

June 3, 2019

April 17, 2020

Dementia Strategies continuing education course brain graphicThe College of Nursing and Health Professions Division of Continuing Education is pleased to announce a new, one-day continuing education course. “Dementia Strategies: An Interprofessional Approach” will be offered on April 17, 2020 for nurses and health professionals both in person and via live webcast.

The workshop will offer evidence-based knowledge and hands-on skills required to support individuals living with dementia and their care partners. Using an interprofessional approach, participants will be able to:

  • Identify, prevent and address behavioral signs and psychological symptoms associated with dementia.
  • Discuss novel therapeutic strategies to engage, stimulate and comfort individuals living with dementia.
  • Demonstrate how to work with, support and include care partners and work on an interprofessional team in caring for and supporting individuals living with dementia and their care partners from a person-centered care paradigm.

Content areas will include:

  • Novel approaches (activity, exercise) to address common clinical symptoms.
  • Common medical issues and best practices.

Check out our website for more information and registration.