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: 05/02/2017 – 05/02/2018. 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.





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