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Dementia: Treatment (DEMET)

Certification Training Duration: 0.6 hours (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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BioPharma Institute LogoTraining Program: Dementia: Treatment
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute
Website: https://www.biopharmainstitute.com

Availability: Immediately available upon ordering.

Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. Dementia is a progressive cognitive impairment that interferes with a person`s quality of life. This cognitive disturbance often causes significant social or occupational difficulties. There are many types of dementia, the most common form is Alzheimer`s disease. This course discusses treatment options for patients with various forms of dementia, including AD.
Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

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  • Flexible final assessments: Tests include multiple-choice questions and can be taken repeatedly until a passing score is achieved
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COURSE OUTLINE:


INTRODUCTION
1. Course Information
2. Interface Tour
3. Course Overview

PROGNOSIS
4. Objectives
5. Alzheimer`s Disease and Life Expectancy
6. Alzheimer`s Disease and Disability
7. Neurodegenerative Diseases
8. Progress Check

CELLULAR TREATMENT
9. Objectives
10. Cholinesterase Inhibitors
11. Decreasing Amyloid
12. Other Approaches
13. Progress Check

PSYCHOLOGICAL TREATMENT
14. Objectives
15. Psychological/Psychiatric Treatment
16. Antipsychotic Agents
17. Antidepressants
18. Progress Check

LIFESTYLE SOLUTIONS
19. Objectives
20. Wandering Behavior
21. Social Support
22. Progress Check

CONCLUSION
23. Summary

COURSE OBJECTIVES:


Compare the prognoses for different types of dementias, including AD.
Discuss how life expectancy differs for patients with AD compared to those undergoing normal aging.
Discuss why cholinesterase inhibitors are used to treat AD. Explain their mechanism of action.
Describe the advantages and disadvantages of other AD treatments.
Explain the role of a psychologist in the treatment of dementia.
Discuss why antipsychotic agents may be used in treating dementia.
Name the antidepressants commonly used in treating dementia.


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