{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Advanced Dementia Care: Demystifying Behaviors, Addressing Pain, and Maximizing Comfort

Purpose of Activity

To present registered professional nurses with information on current best practices to improve palliative care for persons with advanced dementia, using a case study to illustrate common challenges.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Summarize the issues surrounding the need for improved palliative care for patients who have dementia.
  2. Outline the causes and characteristics of delirium and dementia and the theories helpful for understanding these conditions.
  3. Plan the appropriate, evidence-based interventions for patients who have dementia.
Price: $27.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 3.0 CH
  • DC - BON 3.0 CH
  • FL - BON 3.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
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This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
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The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.





Test Code: JHPN0311A
Published: March/April 2011
Expires: 3/5/2021
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Maribeth Gallagher MS, RN, PMHNP-BC, Carol O. Long PhD, RN, FPCN