How to Try This: Working with Families of Hospitalized Older Adults with Dementia
Sources: AJN, American Journal of Nursing
Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Published: October 2008
ANCC 2.0 CH
Purpose of Activity:To describe for registered professional nurses an approach to working with families of hospitalized older adults who have dementia, including recommendations for using the Information for the Hospital Team About a Patient with Memory Problems form.
Learning Objectives:After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
- review the background information helpful for understanding the need for gathering specific information about patients with dementia.
- outline the appropriate use of the form.
- summarize the development and outcomes of the form.
The authors and planners have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.