Aging and Cognition: Interdisciplinary Management of Dementia Syndromes
Description: In this 90-minute webinar, the presenter will explain the clinical and pathophysiological differences between Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), Dementia of the Alzheimer’s Type (DAT), Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) and Fronto-Temporal Dementia (FTD). Course attendees will better understand the clinical characteristics of the various Dementia Syndromes. The presenter will apply an interdisciplinary overview to provide evidenced-based treatment to people with dementia. The presenter will also discuss the use of external memory aids, communication strategies, environmental modifications and caregiver training. Case presentations will be utilized to highlight the role of various interdisciplinary team members in treatment of dementia syndromes from a Life Participation Framework.
Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the clinical differences of the various Dementia Syndromes (MCI, DAT, PPA, FTD).
- Identify the key members and their roles on an interdisciplinary care team for treating Dementia.
- Express 3 evidenced-based, person centered treatment approaches dementia.
- Express 3 strategies for caregiver education and engagement.
Instructor: Kathryn T. Borio MS, CCC-SLP
Audience: Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists, Nurses
Note: You will have 3 months from the date of purchase to complete and review the course material. You will receive a reminder email 2 weeks before the expiration date.
Continuing Education Credits
The Illinois Physical Therapy Board has approved this course for 1.5 Contact Hours. Approval #216-000069
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This course has been approved by the New York Physical Therapy Board for 1.5 Contact Hours
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 00494. This distance learning – independent and interactive webinar is offered at .15 CEUs [intermediate, OT service delivery/Foundational Knowledge]. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (P0609-11/30/2022) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This CNE is being offered for 1.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education.
Financial: Receives an honorarium for teaching this course from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Non-financial: No relevant non-financial relationships to disclose
Basic Computer Requirements: You will need access to a computer with an Internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended.
- PC: Compatible Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 Web Browser: Mozilla Firefox & Google Chrome
- MAC: Compatible Operating System: OS X Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Safari
- Do NOT use Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge as they are not supported.
Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of an on-demand program, please provide written notice by letter, email, or fax or contact us by phone within 24 hours of placing your order and we will refund you the full course fee. If you cannot give notice within 24 hours, a credit towards a future course of equal value would apply.