The Aging Brain & Body: Challenges & Treatments – Mary Ann Rosa & Roy D. Steinberg

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Improve your aging clients’ outcomes and their families’ lives with this interdisciplinary approach to evaluation and treatment!

Every day, you watch your clients struggle to overcome challenges brought on by their aging brain and body. You strive to provide the best care possible, but it is difficult to fully understand the frustration of the sensorimotor changes caused by aging. Instead of empathizing with your patients, transform your practice by experiencing a day in their life!

Discover effective tools, interventions and treatments necessary to ensure the best overall outcomes for your clients, their families, and the care you provide with this revolutionary online course. Learn to address the physical and cognitive implications of the aging process, their effects on individual clients, and the pathological changes and functional deficits specific to vision, hearing, mobility, dementia, depression and other cognitive impairments.

When you enroll in this training, you’ll walk away with:

  • Strategies to manage difficult behaviors in your clients with an altered perception of reality
  • Cognitive assessment tools to recognize and treat clients with depression, restlessness, delusions and combativeness
  • Nutritional interventions to increase your client’s desire and ability to eat due to physical and psychological changes
  • Evaluation and development plans for treating Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and more
  • Cognitive and physical techniques or modifications to maximize daily functioning
  • And so much more!

With this comprehensive online course, you’ll gain the knowledge, skills and confidence you need to advance your clients’ quality of life!

 

Learn innovative and practical intervention strategies to improve the care you provide…

Session 1

Experience the Aging Brain & Body

Join Mary Ann Rosa, MSN, GNP-BC, CDE, and Gerontologic Test Suit GERT® for a high-energy, dynamic session filled with interactive learning and insightful discussions. You will leave this seminar with practical techniques that you can apply the next day!

  • Develop strategies to manage difficult behaviors in seniors who have an altered perception of reality.
  • Analyze why wandering occurs in individuals with cognitive impairment and develop strategies to minimize or redirect this behavior.
  • Communicate the environmental and behavioral causes of agitation.
  • Analyze the physical and psychological changes that affect an elder’s desire and ability to eat including the changes in nutritional requirements.
  • Assess polypharmacy and medication management in the older adult.
  • Appraise the reasons for nonadherence and strategies to increase adherence.

Walk away with the knowledge to identify the cause(s) of aging deficits and develop therapeutic interventions you can begin using immediately. Register Now!

Session 2

The Aging Brain: Assessments, Treatments & Interventions

Walk away with the tools necessary to differentiate the diagnostic criteria for various types of dementias, including Alzheimer’s disease, Vascular Dementia, Parkinson’s disease, Frontotemporal Dementia and Lewy Body Dementia. In an energetic and uplifting style, geriatric psychologist Roy Steinberg, PhD, will introduce you to a recipe of what works and what doesn’t with and for older adult patients and their care providers.

  • Analyze the impact of dementia on brain structure and function, and determine the difference between “normal forgetfulness” and cognitive impairment.
  • Diagnose dementias, including Alzheimer’s disease, by accurately identifying manifestations of each type and understand how these differences impact prognosis in older adults.
  • Articulate differences between the Folstein Mini-Mental Status examination, SLUMS, and MOCA and effectively utilize them as screening measure tools for cognitive impairment and dementia.
  • Develop adaptable behavioral interventions that can provide patients with individualized care and promote more effective participation in therapy.
  • Investigate the concept of caregiver guilt and its implications for the client, clinicians, and those caring for older adults with dementia.
  • Correlate patients’ strengths and limitations to potential therapeutic approaches when developing treatment plans for older adults with dementia.

With these highly effective strategies, you will leave confident in your ability to expand your clients’ care to help improve their daily life. Enroll Now!