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ALF I - 4 Hours

About the Course

This is a 4-hour, Level 1 training activity that reviews Alzheimer’s disease and Related Disorders for Adult Living Facility staff and caregivers. This activity, upon completion, satisfies the mandatory Florida training requirement. This activity, upon completion, also provides 4 hours of continuing nursing education (CE) for nurses and nursing assistants. A passing score of 80% is required to receive credit. You may attempt the course a second time without an additional fee if you do not score 80% on the first attempt.

  • Nursing providers who register their Florida nursing license number will automatically have their credit registered with CE Broker upon passing this activity. Keep your CE certificates for five years. Do not send them to the Florida Board of Nursing.

Course Number: ALF AD 1437
CE Credits: 4 credit hours
Course Fee: $75.00
Format: Online Course

Course Approval

  • S & D Comprehensive Consulting has been approved by the Florida Board of Nursing as a provider of continuing education since 1997 (Provider # NCE 2149).
  • This training curriculum has been approved for Adult Living Facility staff and caregivers requiring 4 hour LEVEL 1 training by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs.

Objective

Upon completion of this four-hour level 1 training activity for assisted living facility (ALF) staff who have direct contact with individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease or related disorders (AD/RD), participants should be able to:

  • Distinguish between normal aging and the memory loss from AD/RD
  • Describe how the disease progresses and list symptoms, behaviors and challenges associated with each stage
  • Identify other conditions that may result in symptoms that mimic AD/RD
  • Explain what is currently known about the causes of AD/RD and how it is diagnosed
  • List three characteristics of AD/RD
  • Identify three strategies that would help facilitate effective communication with individuals with AD/RD
  • Describe the impact of AD/RD on family members and significant others
  • Identify strategies useful for involving family members in AD/RD programs
  • Describe the features of a safe, secure and supportive environment for both individuals with AD/RD and staff
  • Identify ethical conflicts that may arise when caring for individuals with AD/RD

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