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Event Details - Treatment of Patients with Alzheimer's and Dementias

Title: Treatment of Patients with Alzheimer's and Dementias
Type of Activity: Online Learning
Objective of Activity:

Objectives:

  • Explore information on the use of the current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
  • Identify differences between the dementias
  • Accurately diagnose dementias based upon symptomatology and onset
  • Identify effective medications
  • Identify common problems of persons with dementia
  • Identify pharmacological interventions to deal with associated problems
  • Describe considerations when making patient placement/treatment decisions
  • Differentiate between effective and ineffective interventions for persons with dementia
  • List the symptoms common to the dementias
  • Discuss the types of information and education the patient and family require
Course / Activity Outline:

Overview of Working with Alzheimer's and Dementias Video (62 minutes) Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

PRACTICE GUIDELINE FOR THE Treatment of Patients With Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias Second Edition by the American Psychiatric Association (54 Pages)

Completion of a quiz and passing with at least an 80% is required to earn a certificate.

OPD points: 10
Course / Workshop content:

Overview of Working with Alzheimer's and Dementias Video (62 minutes) Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

PRACTICE GUIDELINE FOR THE Treatment of Patients With Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias Second Edition by the American Psychiatric Association (54 Pages)

Completion of a quiz and passing with at least an 80% is required to earn a certificate.

Presenter / Provider: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes
Qualifications: PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC
Experience:

Dr. Snipes has a PhD in counselor education, has been licensed as a clinical psycotherapist since 2002 and is a qualified clinical supervisor.  Dr. Snipes' courses are approved by the boards for mental health, addictions and rehabilitation counseling, social work and marriage and family therapy throughout the US and Canada.

Registration URL: https://australia.allceus.com/member/cart?c=35
Cost ($): Unlimited Hours for AU$59 or Individual Courses for AU$3/hour
Registration Instruction:

Instructors are available via text chat 7 days a week to answer questions.

Group rates are available for unlimited memebrships.

Contact Name: Dawn-Elise Snipes
Contact Phone: 6155003441
Contact Email: support@allceus.com

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