Classroom Course » Re-Imagining Life with Dementia

Dates & Times:
June 17, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Hosted By:
Continuing Education Institute of Illinois

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Credits Quantity Unit Price
1.50 $10.00




Description:

This webinar will engage participants in a discussion about how long-term care providers and care-partners can re-imagine life with dementia.


Please be sure to also register with Illinois Pioneer Coalition at  https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ehzlmkun520f3a3c&oseq=&c=&ch=  as we are only providing CEUs for this webinar.


Objective:
  • Attendees will gain a new perspective and knowledge of what it is like to be diagnosed with dementia and live through the views of providers stereotypes of what they think it is like.
  • Attendees will learn the importance of language and how the words we choose can either support or disable or person living with dementia.
  • Attendees will learn new techniques to communicate with families going through the journey of dementia and how to support them in ways that validate their feelings.
Intended Audience:

Counselors (Clinical/Professional)

Dietitians/Nutritionists

Marriage and Family Therapists

Nurse Practitioners

Nurses (RNs/LPNs)

Nursing Home Administrators

Occupational Therapists and COTAs

Physical Therapists and PTAs

Psychologists

Respiratory Care Therapists

Social Workers

Others (please inquire)
Presenters:
 Arthena Caston 
 Susan Frick 
 Angie Simmons 
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