Reimagining Challenging Behaviors
Online Learning Course Expiration Date: 3/31/22
CE Provider: AHEC www.upstateahec.com If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.
If you are purchasing this course the cost is $50.
Course Description: Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the behaviors exhibited by persons living with dementia. In addition to promoting understanding of common behavior traits and the causes of behaviors, this program will promote understanding of the stages of dementia and the implications to quality care.
Instructor: Macie P. Smith, Ed.D., LBSW, C-SWCM
Target Audience: Social Workers, Nurses, Licensed Psychology Counselors, Occupational Therapists, OTA, Medical Assistants, and all other interested healthcare providers
Educational Level: Introductory
Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:
Signs and Symptoms of Dementia
Identify common behavioral traits
Discuss the causes of behaviors
Redefine challenging behaviors
- Develop strategies to address behaviors
Length of Course: 4 hours
Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 4.0 contact hour.
Certified Medical Assistants: This program, #136092, has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medial Assistants (AAMA) for 4.0 CG credit. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the program content of the program's sponsor.
ATOA Credit: This course has been approved for .4 CEUs (4.0 clock hours) by AOTA. AOTA Classification Category 1 and Category 2,
AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.4 CEUs (4.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.
Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.
The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.
Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.
Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.
Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.
The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses. There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process. If you require special assistance, please contact the office at 864-349-1160.
Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given if you have accessed an online course. You may cancel via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone, 864-349-1160.