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Abilities Care Course- Southern Utah
Rehabilitation & Communication for Patients with Neurocognitive Impairments
REGISTRATION CLOSES August 24th, 2023 11:30 PM
September 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm America/UTAH
This training consists of 3 parts – You must complete all three parts for Education Credit.
The course begins with a MANDATORY 30 minute Live WebEx on Thursday, August 31st from 12:15pm-12:45pm – once registration closes each attendee will be emailed a link to attend the Live WebEx. Following the WebEx you will be assigned self-study courses through your LMS. You must complete and pass the post test before the live in person course on SEPTEMBER 16th, 2023.
Self-Study Access through the LMS – Rise Levels 1-4 (Once registered at BuildingTherapyLeaders.com these will be assigned in your 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 approximately 30-40 minutes to complete – You must pass the posttest and complete the evaluation to be considered complete.
Course Overview: During this course, participants will engage in small group activities, discussion, lecture, and case studies to examine the impact of neurocognitive impairments on the rehabilitation process and daily functioning of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Participants will identify the remaining abilities and challenges of persons in all stages of dementia and identify effective stage-specific intervention approaches. Participants will learn effective techniques for managing the behavioral and communication challenges common to each stage of dementia.
- PT Will earn 7.5 Education Units (.8 CEUs)
- OT will earn 8 Education Units (.8 CEUs)
- SLP will earn .8 ASHA CEUs
Kelly Alvord, PT, CEEAA, CDP, CLT:
Gary Pearson, OT
Sarah Jane Scott, SLP
Melissa Smuin, SSW
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