ALZ 2. Alzheimer’s Disease And Related Disorders Professional Training

10 weeks
All levels
113 lessons
8 quizzes
38 students

Brevard Alzheimer’s Foundation’s Dementia Specific Curriculum meets all Florida Department of Elder Affairs standards as required by Florida Statute 58A-5.0191.

Brevard Alzheimer’s Foundation is approved to train and certify staff working in Adult Day Centers, Hospice, Long-Term Care Institutions, and Assisted Living facilities.

Curriculum includes narrated slides and brief “Check your knowledge” quizzes after each module.

“ALZ2 Training” objectives:

  • Identify other conditions that may result in symptoms that mimic Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias (ADRD)
  • Understand what is currently known about the causes of ADRD & how it is diagnosed
  • Understand how the disease progresses and its symptoms, behaviors & challenges associated with each stage
  • Identify & manage behaviors common to those living with ADRD
  • Provide personal care to persons living with ADRD guided by the principles of independence & dignity
  • Identify strategies for assisting the caregiver with ADLs
  • Help persons living with ADRD participate in group & individual activities that are positive & rewarding; identify & employ stress management techniques & activities
  • Understand the impact of ADRD on family members & implement strategies for involving family members in the program
  • Create an environment that is safe, secure & supportive for both the persons living with ADRD & the staff
  • Identify common ethical conflicts that may arise when caring for persons living with ADRD

For course completion certificate, you must click “COMPLETE” on each slide AND pass the post-test with at least an 80%.

For questions, be sure to utilize our live instructor located on the bottom right of the screen. Available 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday-Friday.

 

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Deidra Shubert, MS, BCBA, CDP, ADC Training Provider #9726 Live Trainer Available Monday-Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm. Be sure to utilize “Have a question” feature on bottom right of screen or contact live trainer directly at: DShubert@brevardalz.org or 321-253-4430.
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