Dementia Topics For Continuing Education

  • Understanding Different Types Of Dementia: Types, Causes & Treatments
  • Family Estrangements In Dementia Care
  • What You Need To Know About Lewy Body Dementia
  • Alzheimer’s Disease: Stages and Strategies for Care
  • Dementing Disorders: Which Dementia is it and why is that Important to Know?
  • What You Need To Know About Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Understanding & Being Understood: Communicating In The Sphere Of Dementia
  • Dementia, Delirium and Depression: How to Recognize Each When They Exist Together
  • Cognitive Impairment and Falls: Understanding how Dementia Contributes to Falls
  • Alzheimer’s Research Update: The Latest Information
  • Protecting and Enhancing Your Memory: Strategies to Improve Cognitive Health
  • Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease: Who, What, When?
  • Minimizing Aggressive Behavior In Dementia Patients
  • Ethically Handling End of Life Issues With Alzheimer’s
  • Understanding & Being Understood: Communicating In The Sphere Of Dementia
  • Disease & Dementia
  • Sexual Behaviors & The Dementia Patient: Best Practices
  • Ethical Dilemmas in Dementia Care
  • Communicating with Alzheimer’s Patients & their Families: Strategies for Success
  • Strategies for Working with Middle to Late Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia
  • Is This Normal? Normal Aging vs. Signs of Dementia
  • Helping Families Reduce Stress Associated With Dementia
  • Everything You Never Wanted to Know: Alzheimer’s disease
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers: Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias
  • The Truth and Nothing but the Truth…Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias
  • Beyond Alzheimer’s Disease: The “Other Dementias”
  • The New & Resistant Dementia Resident: How To Acclimate
  • Travel With A Dementia Patient: How To Guide Families
  • The Ethics of Validation & Therapeutic Fibbing In Dementia Care
  • Behaviors As Communication? A Dementia Patient’s Attempt To Connect
  • Becoming Fluent In The Language of Dementia
  • But I’m In My Fifties…The Myths & Realities of Young Onset Dementia
  • Dementia and Palliative Care: Applying Palliative Care from Onset to Death
  • Introduction To Dementia: Spotting Red Flags For Clients At Risk For Exploitation
  • Preventing Exploitation: Seven Effective Strategies For Protecting Your Clients & Yourself

 

Ethics Topics For Continuing Education

  • Ethically Handling End of Life Issues With Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia
  • Boundaries & Ethics With Older Adults Who Have Experienced Trauma
  • Ethics In Working With Older Adults Who Hoard
  • You’re Not My Parent! Dealing With Transference & Countertransference In Senior Care: An Ethical Discussion
  • The Ethics of Validation & Therapeutic Fibbing In Dementia Care
  • Ethical Considerations in Working with Caregivers of Competent Elderly Clients
  • Establishing and Maintaining Ethical Boundaries with Residents and Caregivers in a Long Term Care Setting
  • Yours, Mine & Ours: Comparing Diverse Ethics From Different Healthcare Disciplines
  • Ethics and Blended Family Caregiving: Divorce, Step-Families & Shacking Up
  • Ethical Approaches to Death, Dying and Grief in Long Term Care
  • Terminating a Healthcare Relationship: Ethical Dilemmas Involved with Discharges
  • Ethically Identifying, Correcting and Taking Responsibility for Healthcare Mistakes
  • Ethically Handling End of Life Issues With Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia
  • Ethical Challenges of Serving a Self-Neglecting Older Client
  • Contemporary Ethics In Working With Personality Disorders & Seniors
  • Establishing Boundaries With Family Caregivers: An Ethical Discussion
  • Ethical Perspectives On Cognitive & Mental Health With Seniors
  • Ethical Dilemmas In Working With Older Adults
  • Ethical Boundaries: The Zone Of Helpfulness In The Professional Caregiver & Patient Relationship

 

Trauma Topics For Continuing Education

  • Techniques For Working With Adult Trauma Survivors
  • Trauma Across The Lifespan
  • Boundaries & Ethics With Older Adults Who Have Experienced Trauma

 

Self-Care Topics For Continuing Education

Know Thy Patient, Know Thyself: A Self-Assessment Journey For Healthcare Providers
Minimizing Compassion Fatigue When Working With Family Caregivers

Diversity Topics For Continuing Education

  • Out of The Closet & In The Nursing Home
  • Understanding & Meeting The Special Needs of Older Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Persons
  • Aging and Diversity in America
  • Culturally Sensitive Practice With Seniors
  • Embracing Diversity and Better Serving Your Patients & Clients as a Team
  • Effectively Handling Sexuality & Sexual Behaviors in Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Organizations & Adult Day Care Centers
  • Sex and The Senior: The Health Professional’s Role
  • Sexual Behaviors & The Dementia Patient: Best Practices

 

Mental Health Topics For Continuing Education

  • Hopeful Strategies For Senior Hoarding
  • Shhhh…it’s a Secret: Substance abuse and the older adult
  • Practicing Positive Psychology: When You’re Happy & You know It
  • Reducing Depression & Anxiety Through Therapeutic Programming
  • Mental Health 101 for the Long Term Care Professional
  • When It’s Not Just A Tough Day: Identifying Depression In Seniors
  • Senior Fear: Exploring Different Types of Anxiety Disorders In Older Adults
  • The Unique Challenges of Serving A Senior With Bipolar Disorder Or Schizophrenia
  • Cognitive & Mental Health Challenges of Older Veterans
  • Techniques For Working With Adult Trauma Survivors
  • Trauma Across The Lifespan
  • Supporting Grandparents Raising Their Grandchildren
  • Working through Shame With Older Adults
  • Serving Unreasonable Older Adults & Their Families
  • Depression and Suicide and the Older Adult
  • Suicide and the Older Adult

 

Communication Topics For Continuing Education

  • Communicating with Alzheimer’s Patients & their Families: Strategies for Success
  • Strategies for Working with Middle to Late Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia
  • Behaviors As Communication? A Dementia Patient’s Attempt To Connect
  • Understanding & Being Understood: Communicating In The Sphere Of Dementia
  • Becoming Fluent In The Language of Dementia
  • Clinical Relationships: Improving Communication With Patients, Clients and Families
  • Dealing With Difficult & Challenging Families
  • Improving Communication With Patients & Families Who Have Personality Disorders Or Personality Disorder Traits
  • Elder Speak: Communicating effectively with older adults
  • Say What? Management skills for caring for an aphasic person

 

Healthy Aging Topics For Continuing Education

  • What Is Normal Aging? A Biological, Psychological and Sociological Approach
  • Safety & Seniors: Creating A Comprehensive Plan
  • Why We Should Look Forward To Getting Older
  • Protecting and Enhancing Your Memory: Strategies to Improve Cognitive Health
  • Thankful for a Good Night’s Sleep: Sleep as we age
  • Brain Attack! AKA Stroke

 

General Clinical Practice Topics For Continuing Education

  • Not Always Intentional: How to Avoid Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation in Long Term Care
  • Managing Death, Dying, & Grief in Later Years
  • Taboo Topics – Helping Adult Kids Discuss Tough Subjects with Their Parents
  • The New & Resistant Resident: How to Acclimate
  • Supporting Grandparents Raising Their Grandchildren
  • Patients & Clients Don’t Want Your “Best Guess”: Problem Solving Through Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Domestic Violence & The Older Adult
  • Family Estrangements In Caregiving: Helping Families Cope
  • Putting Your Best Foot Forward: Making a Good First Impression
  • All in The Family: Family and parent struggles