for Clinical Accuracy:
This interactive module takes the interprofessional team concept to its fullest expression with the patient and family/caregiver(s) as core team members. The concept of this module is to give health care practitioners and students an understanding of an interprofessional model of dementia care. It also includes pre-test, post-test and exercises. A certificate of completion is awarded, after completing the module in its entirety.
Upon completion of this module, the participant will be able to:
Describe the benefits of using an interprofessional team approach to dementia care.
Identify key components to the collaborative process.
Identify and classify behaviors that occur with dementia.
Examine different models of understanding dementia-related behaviors.
Describe interprofessional approaches to prevent, reduce or eliminate disruptive behaviors related to dementia.
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Technical Requirements and Notes: This learning module uses Adobe Flash media and may require you to add a browser "plug-in" in order to display properly. Most computers already have this free plug-in installed. But, if yours does not, it is very easy to download and install. Try the module first because the software is "smart" enough to detect the Flash player. If the module doesn't begin, you will be automatically prompted to download the plug-in. The module contains links to external websites which will open in a new browser window. Your browser's back button will not return to the module, so these new windows should be closed.
In order to track your progress, you must create an account and fill out a brief demographic profile. Once the profile has been created, you can log directly into the course.
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