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Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Online Modules

 

Building a Dementia Friendly Community (HP/CG)

Speakers: Kay Wallick, Program Director, Dementia Friendly Wyoming in Sheridan, a program of The Hub on Smith; Meredith Hanley, Director, Community Capacity Build-ing, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging | TC:  4361

  • Filmed at the 2018 Wyoming Conference on Aging | October 3rd, 2018 | 1 Hour
  • Learning Objectives: Learn how to determine community readiness, from engaging the community to developing an an action plan specific to your community.  Understand how an awareness raising program can be easily implemented in your community through Dementia Friends USA.  Understand various models for educational programs for different sectors (business, civic, legal, financial, health, arts, social service, government, first responders, faith)
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"Future of Alzheimer's Care: An Update on Current Research" (CG/HP)

Dean Hartley, PhD  | June 15th, 2017 | TC: 4305

1 Hour
Filmed at the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer's Summit 2017
Learning Objectives:
  • Explain the need and purpose of biomarkers
  • Explain the purpose of the revised diagnostics guidelines
  • Explain the status of clinical trials – past and present
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"Here and Now - A Dementia Focused Art Class" (CG/HP)

Dani Mandelstam, CRT, Q.D.C.P, Q.D.C.S  | June 15th, 2017 | TC: 4306

1 Hour
Filmed at the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer's Summit 2017
Learning objectives:
  • What is art therapy? Art therapy vs. recreational art programs
  • How to design a recreational art program for people living with dementia (PLWD) and their care partners utilizing community partnerships
  • Benefits of art for PLWD and their care partners
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"He's Acting that Way Again! Building our Awareness about Dementia-Related Behavior Changes" (CG/HP)

Kyle Page, PhD  | June 15th, 2017 | TC: 4307

1 Hour
Filmed at the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer's Summit 2017
Learning objectives:
  • Name at least two cognitive changes that can occur with dementia
  • Name at least two behavioral/emotional changes that can occur with dementia
  • Identify two types of triggers for dementia-related behaviors
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"Dementia Resources in WY & Update on WY Alz State Plan" Discussion/Panel (CG/HP)

June 14th, 2017 | TC: 4308

Moderator: Deb Fleming, PhD; “Update on Alzheimer’s State Plan”: WDOH Aging Division: Linda Chasson
Panelists: Alzheimer's Association-WY Chapter: Janet Lewis, WDOH Aging Division: Linda Chasson, AARP: Sam Shumway, WyCOA: Catherine Carrico; WY Dementia Care: Dani Guerttman, Dementia Friendly Wyoming: Heather Comstock, Elder Care Advisors: Carol Taylor  

1 Hour
Filmed at the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer's Summit 2017
Learning Objectives: 
  • Become aware of development and implementation of the Wyoming state plan on Alzheimer's disease
  • Enhance awareness of resources within the state
  • Increase knowledge of how to access these resources
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"Heroes Among Us - How Everyday People Are Changing The Course of Alzheimer's History" (CG/HP)

Niki Kapsambelis book discussion with family: Steve McIntyre, Robin McIntyre, Chelsey McIntyre  | June 14th, 2017 | TC: 4309

1 Hour 30 Minutes
Filmed at the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer's Summit 2017
Learning Objectives:
  • Improve media literacy and comprehension of why authenticity is crucial to advocacy
  • Understand the challenges surrounding advocacy from the patient’s perspective
  • Learn how personal stories impact the public’s perception of Alzheimer’s as well as research funding
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"Positive Connections - Useful Tools for Successful Interactions" (CG/HP)

Connie Hansen, CTRS, M. Ed  | June 15th, 2017 | TC: 4310

1 Hour
Filmed at the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer's Summit 2017
Learning objectives:
  • Identify and utilize meaningful activities with elders with dementia
  • Assess environmental factors to consider when interacting with people with dementia
  • Create positive interactions with older adults with memory loss
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Dementia: Basics of Management and Treatment (CG/HP)

Tonja Woods, PharmD, CGP | October 21st, 2016 | TC:  4311

45 Minutes

Presented for the "Alzheimer's Disease Workshop for Public, Family and Caregiver" Oct 2016

Learning Objectives:

  • Use appropriate steps to assess a patient who may have dementia
  • Gain familiarity with pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments and management of the disease
  • Learn the risks and benefits of medications used to treat Alzheimer’s disease
  • Understand the social and psychological needs of Alzheimer’s patients and how to best support family members and patients with Alzheimer’s.

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Assessing Medical Consent Capacity - A Clinicians Perspective (HP)

Kyle Page, PhD | October 21st, 2016 | TC:  4312

1 Hour 45 Minutes

Presented for the "Alzheimer's Training for Healthcare & Legal Professionals" Workshop Oct 2016

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the four suggested psycholegal components for medical consent capacity
  • Outline the clinician’s role in a capacity evaluation
  • Identify two assessment instruments helpful in determining medical consent capacity

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Behavioral Management: Understanding Behaviors and Foundational Management - Intro (CG/HP)

Kyle Page, PhD | January 2016 | TC: 4313

1 Hour 45 Minutes

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding dementia behaviors
  • Describing dementia behaviors
  • Seven foundational behavioral strategies
  • Self-care

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Behavioral Management: Specific Behaviors, Assessing Behaviors, and Developing a Management Plan - Advanced (HP)

Kyle Page, PhD | January 2016 | TC:  4314

1 Hour 45 Minutes

Learning Objectives:

  • Review of a Dementia Behavior Management Plan: Intro
  • Managing specific behaviors
  • Investigating and evaluating behaviors
  • Developing a dementia behavior management plan
  • Additional resources

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Proactive Management of Cognitive Health in Patients with Diabetes (HP)

Norman Foster, MD | October 21, 2014 | TC: 4315

1 Hour 30 Minutes

Learning Objectives:

  • To emphasize the importance of knowing the cognitive status of older patients with diabetes and why dementia in diabetes often isn't identified or well-managed
  • Understand why patients with diabetes are at increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia illnesses
  • Know how to proactively identify cognitive impairment during medical visits and family reports
  • Learn how to modify diabetes management when there is cognitive impairment

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Dementia in the Patient with Intellectual Disability (HP)

Seth Keller, MD  | September 24, 2013 | TC:  4316

1 Hour 30 Minutes

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how dementia affects individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Be aware of the differences between normal age-related decline and decline from dementia

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Younger-Onset (Early-Onset) Alzheimer’s Disease (HP)

Monica Moreno | October 1, 2013 | TC:  4317

1 Hour 30 Minutes

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand the basics of younger-onset/early-onset Alzheimer's disease
  • Be able to identify the causes of younger-onset/early-onset Alzheimer's disease
  • Be aware of the unique challenges faced by individuals living with younger-onset/early-onset Alzheimer's disease and their loved ones
  • Understand the warning signs, diagnosis process, and impact and life after diagnosis

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Mini-Cog Training for Clinical Use (HP)

Soo Borson, MD | June 5, 2014 | TC: 4318

1 Hour

Learning Objectives:

  • To be able to understand what failing the Mini-Cog means for clinicians
  • Know what to do with the Mini-Cog screening data
  • Become comfortable interpreting Mini-Cog results with patients and families

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