Alzheimer's Disease

1.0 Contact Hours
Target Audience: Nurses, healthcare professionals, and interested individuals
Purpose/Goal: The goal of this course is to provide health care professionals with an overview of the key concepts related to Alzheimer's Disease, including warning signs, various stages, and how to provide care to Alzheimer's patients.
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Alzheimer's Disease is a common form of dementia facing millions of Americans. Health care providers need an overview of Alzheimer's to be informed as to the causes, warning signs, stages, and appropriate forms of intervention.

Upon completion of the course, you will be able to do the following:

  • 1. The student will be able demonstrate knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and its various stages that occur with this diagnosis, including symptoms of each stage.
  • 2. The student will be able to provide examples of common nursing interventions associated with caring for Alzheimer’s patients.
  • 3. The student will be able to recognize and provide examples of commonly prescribed Alzheimer’s medications and their potential side effects.
  • 4. The student will be able to verbalize 10 common warning signs of Alzheimer’s.
  • 5. The student will be able to voice common traits that they can demonstrate to be successful as a Registered Nurse in providing care to Alzheimer’s patients and support to their families.
Complete the course post exam (CE Test) with a score of 80% or greater. Complete all fields of the course evaluation form. Certificate of Completion is provided once the course post exam is passed per criteria above.
  • California Board of Registered Nursing
  • Kelli M Hansen BSN, RN, CMCN, LNC, CSA
Jurisdictional Requirements:

Continuing education (CE) licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, are not well defined, and may change. These CE requirements may vary in terms of the number of hours required to the types of courses that must be taken. ProTrainings, LLC recommends you contact your licensing board or accrediting organization for the latest continuing education requirements of your state or territory. Compliance with CE requirements is the responsibility of the individual health care provider. Health care providers must understand the CE requirements in their jurisdictions, and be sure they are up-to-date on any rule changes that affect their license. For further information, please see our Accreditation Information.

Accommodations for Disabilities:

Every effort will be made to accommodate your special needs. To request accommodations, please contact us.

Conflicts of Interest and Relevant Financial Relationships:

The authors/planning committee members have no conflicts of interests or relevant financial relationships to declare relevant to this activity.

Commercial Support:

No commercial support has been received for this activity.

Non-endorsement of products:

Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing nursing education only and does not imply ProTrainings, LLC approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

Off-label Use of Products:

None of the authors intend to discuss off-label uses of drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics not approved by the FDA for use in the United States.