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Handouts for the ​two-day dementia and mental health seminar with Gail Brusseau at Lakeshore Regional Entity in Muskegon, Michigan August 1-2, 2017

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

Information about OBRA-PASARR, the Top Frequently Asked Questions and the enabled OBRA-PASARR Forms.

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Duration: 3.0 hr. Credit Hours: 3.0 Credit Types:MI-CEC

This is the full set of handouts that accompany Dr. Shelly Weaverdyck's presentation at the 2017 Michigan Assisted Living Association Conference, while at the presentation, you received essential handouts.


This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

The Advance Directives course explores planning for medical and mental health care in the event of loss of decision-making ability.



This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

This course looks at depression, dementia and delirium in older adults. The goals of the course are to help you identify each of these diagnoses, detail specific tools to assist you with treatment ideas, and to help you understand the interplay between each in the older adult population.


Duration: 1.0 hr. Credit Hours: 1.0 Credit Types:MI-CEC,MCBAP Specific

This course will address dementia as it occurs among persons who use CMH services.  Symptoms and the course of various types of dementia (e.g., Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia with Lewy Bodies, and Frontotemporal dementia) will be described, as well as its co-occurrence with mental illness.  Misdiagnosis of dementia, the effects of brain changes in dementia on cognition, behavior, and functioning, and finally implications for intervention will be discussed.  Non-pharmacological intervention strategies that address dementia and are individualized to the person, disorder, and situation will be explored.

You must register for this course through MACMHB. Course handouts will be available after registration.


This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

RESOURCE:
The Dementia Care Series Caring Sheets produced and edited by Eastern Michigan University's Alzheimer's Education and Research Program for the Michigan Department of Community Health.

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This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

RESOURCE:
Long Term Care information for Nursing Home Administrators, Assisted Living and Home Care Staff.


This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

RESOURCE:
Developing Meaningful Connections with People with Dementia is a Training Manual that identifies seven domains of competency for knowledge and skills needed to provide optimal dementia care for Direct Care Workers.

 

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

2017 MDEN handouts for Dr. Shelly Weaverdyck's presentation

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.