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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about the unique needs of patients with dementia who require acute care, highlighting evidence-based strategies for nurses to incorporate into practice.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the assessment tools and philosophy of care described in the article that apply to caring for patients with dementia.
  2. Plan the appropriate interventions for hospitalized patients with dementia.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: AJN0420
Published: Apr 2020
Expires: 3/4/2022
Collections: Alzheimer Disease
Required Passing Score: 14/18 (77%)
Authors: Mary C. Zonsius, PhD, RN; Fawn A. Cothran, PhD, RN, GCNS-BC; Joanne M. Miller, PhD, APRN, GNP-BC