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Abilities Care Approach - Live DFW Area
December 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm America/Texas
Rehabilitation & Communication for Patients with Neurocognitive Impairments
This training consists of 3 parts – You must complete all three parts for Education Credit. Preregistration is required Registration Closes November 19th, 2021 at 11:59pm- Open to all Ensign affiliated PT, PTA, OT, OTA, SLP Free of Charge – Non Ensign Affiliated Therapists may attend for $200.00. Payment will be accepted via credit card prior to the first course. Reach out to Kelly Wallerstedt kwallerstedt@EnsignServices.net for payment.
Part 1 – Live WebX November 10th , 2021 12:00pm – Abilities Care Approach Introductory (30 minutes) – You will be sent a WebX registration link on November 5th , 2021. (There will be another Intro course on November 22 – Time TBD)
Course Overview: Participants will be introduced to Abilities Care Approach. They will gain a broad overview of ACA, and the use of the Allen Cognitive Battery for the assessment of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other Major Neurocognitive Disorders. Participants will be asked to bring back situations to be addressed during the live sessions.
Part 2 – Self-Study Access through the LMS – Rise Levels 1-4 (Once registered these will be assigned in your LMS training profile) (2 hours)
- Applying the remaining Abilities of Individuals with dementia Early Stage
- Applying the remaining Abilities of Individuals with dementia Middle Stage
- Applying the remaining Abilities of Individuals with dementia Late Stage
- Applying the remaining Abilities of Individuals with dementia End Stage
Each session will take 30 minutes to complete – You must pass the posttest and complete the evaluation to be considered complete. **Must be completed prior to the live Part 3 session
Part 3 Live In person course December 4, 2021 at Hurst Texas Convention Center – 1601 Campus Drive – Hurst, TX 76054 – Afternoon discipline specific breakout sessions
Stage-Specific Rehabilitation for Patients with Neurocognitive Impairments (All Disciplines) (3 hours) Discipline specific breakout sessions immediately following:
PT: Enhancing Health, Function, Mobility and Quality of Life for Patients with Dementia (2.5 hours) (Total CEUs 7.5)
OT: Enhancing Health, Function, and Quality of Life for Patients with Dementia (3 hours) (Total CEUs 8.0)
SLP: Enhancing Communication and Quality of Life for Patients with Dementia (3 hours) (Total CEUs 8.0)
Jon Anderson, PT, Amanda Grace, MOTR/L, Tiffany Bishop, SLP