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Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists, Activity Directors, Social Workers, Dietary Managers, Administrators, Nurses

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An important one-day seminar on practical approaches for Dementia- Possible Care for OTs, PTs, SLPs and other health care professionals (see full course description)

 

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PROGRAM DETAILS

Families, caregivers and long-term care professionals underestimate the abilities of individuals in mid-stage and late-stage dementia. Many feel the ability to remain continent, dress and feed themselves and engage in leisure and recreational skills is no longer possible. This course will provide a practical approach to dementia with practical examples of how to maintain these skills, deal with problem behaviors and challenge these individuals to live a full life... one filled with joy.


WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Describe physical and behavioral characteristics found in the Global Deterioration Scale stage 4, 5, 6 and 7
  • Predict when a resident will begin having difficulty with falls, bowel and bladder incontinence, eating and self-care skills
  • Discuss techniques to stage residents by physical characteristics and provide compensatory strategies to maintain function
  • Identify new alternatives to problem behaviors and better understand cause of frequent behavior problems
  • Examine provided samples of documentation (SLP, OT and PT) and Medicare requirements for Functional Maintenance Programs
  • Match activities to the resident's level of dementia
  • Dementia Possible Care Overview
  • "Staging" and Expectation of Abilities Throughout the Dementing Process
  • "My Way" a Vision for Regaining Lost Abilities
  • Dealing with Problem Behaviors
  • Creative Interventions for Safe Ambulation
  • Leisure and Functional Activities Throughout the Dementing Process
  • Documentation Requirements and Examples by Global Deterioration Scale Stages
  • Developing a Functional Maintenance Program
  • Brainstorming and Creative Interventions
  • Case Study

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Lanny Butler, MS, OTR, is a licensed Occupational Therapist with over 30 years of experience. Currently, he is a Clinical Resource Specialist with Rehab Management, Inc. in Midlothian, Virginia. Mr. Butler has worked in multiple treatment settings ranging from a maximum security prison to neonatal intensive care. He was also an instructor at the College of Health Sciences in Roanoke, Virginia. Mr. Butler earned his Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of North Dakota in 1974 and obtained his Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Puget Sound in 1977.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapy Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Activity Directors
  • Social Workers
  • Dietary Managers
  • Administrators
  • Nurses

CREDITS

Cross Country Education is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. This course is offered for .6 AOTA CEUs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA Educational level Introductory, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process.

Cross Country Education is a registered social worker continuing education sponsor approved through the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (license # 159-000976). This program is offered for six (6) contact hours of continuing education for social workers. Licensed social workers in other states should contact their individual state jurisdiction to review the current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.

Cross Country Education is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. This program is offered for .6 CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area). ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.

This program has been submitted to the Illinois Physical Therapy Association for approval of 6 credit hours.

Cross Country Education is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 13345, for 7.2 contact hours.

This program has been approved for 6 educational clock hours by the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (approval #81418).

Cross Country Education is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing, provider #50-466. This course is offered for 7.2 contact hours.

Cross Country Education is an approved provider with the Iowa Board Of Nursing, approved provider #328. This course is offered for 7.2 contact hours.

Cross Country Education is a Preferred Provider of professional continuing education with the National Association of Boards of Examiners of Long Term Care Administrators (NAB) and has approved this program for the number of clock hours listed under their sponsor agreement with NAB/NCERS. This program is approved for 6 continuing education clock hours Approval #3112007-24086-6. State licensure boards, however, have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses.

This course has been pre-approved for 6 hours of continuing education by NCCAP (approval #NCCAP24393-08).

Cross Country Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider #044013109, this course is offered for 6.0 contact hours.

This seminar qualifies for 6 continuing education hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific filing requirements.

 

SEMINAR CLASS TIME:

Seminar Check-In: 7:30 AM   Seminar Class Time 8:00 AM  -  3:30 PM

Seminar Summary:

An important one-day seminar on practical approaches for Dementia- Possible Care for OTs, PTs, SLPs and other health care professionals (see full course description)

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