Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, MFTs

Dementia: Nonpharmacologic Interventions for Agitation and Aggression

 

Course Description: This courses focuses on assessing the efficacy, comparative effectiveness, and adverse effects of nonpharmacologic interventions for agitation and aggression in individuals with dementia.

Learning Objectives:

  • Analyze background information on the relationship between dementia and agitation/aggression
  • Analyze the efficacy and comparative effectiveness of nonpharmacologic interventions on agitation/aggression in dementia
  • Analyze the applicability and limitations of the research findings for nonpharmacologic interventions on agitation/aggression in dementia

Course Components:

  • Online text (included)
  • Multiple choice online exam (included)
  • Electronic certificate of completion (free)

Course Credit(s): 2 CE Credits or Hours

Course Format: Online Text (format of this course is noninteractive)

Course Schedule: Self-paced

Course Author(s): Michelle Brasure, PhD, MSPH, MLIS, Eric Jutkowitz, BA, Erika Fuchs, MPH, PhD, Victoria A. Nelson, MSc, Rosalie A. Kane, PhD, Tetyana Shippee, PhD, Howard A. Fink, MD, MPH, Tonye Sylvanus, MD, MPH, Jeannine Ouellette, Mary Butler, PhD, and Robert L. Kane, MD

Content Publisher(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Course Author(s) Qualifications:

Dr. Brasure is Project Director at Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center - ‎University of Minnesota School of Public Health.

Dr. Fuchs is Assistant Professor at University of Texas - Medical Branch.

Dr. Kane is Professor, Health Policy & Management at University of Minnesota.

Dr. Shippee is Assistant Professor, Health Policy & Management at University of Minnesota.

Dr. Fink is a Staff Physician, Minneapolis VA Health Care System; Associate Professor, Medicine, University of Minnesota; and Adjunct Associate Professor, Division of epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota.

Dr. Sylvanus is ‎Clinical Research Coordinator at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare - ‎Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare.

Dr. Kane is Professor and Minnesota Chair in Long-Term Care and Aging, Health Policy & Management at University of Minnesota. 

Course Level: Beginning/Introductory, Intermediate, Advanced

This organization (CEmobile, LLC #1558) is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. The (CEmobile, LLC) maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: (TBD). Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive 2 continuing education clock hour(s).

CEmobile, LLC, #1558, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. CEmobile, LLC maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 5/2/2018-5/2/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.
Social workers participating in this course will receive 2 clinical continuing education clock hours.

American Psychological Association
CEmobile, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CEmobile, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work
CEmobile, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0454.
The Education Law and Commissioner’s Regulations allow a LMSW or LCSW to complete no more than one-third of the required hours as self-study in each registration period. This would translate to a limit of 12 hours for a typical 36-month registration period.
A New York State LMSW or LCSW is responsible for complying with New York laws, rules and regulations.

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
CEmobile, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6879. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CEmobile, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

The following are California BBS-recognized approval agencies:
Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC)
American Psychological Association (APA)





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