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Alzheimer's Disease, Prevalence, and Caregiving

Course #: 03-752

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Price: $54.00

Please Note: This course has varying hours depending on the state in which you're licensed. See Below.

  • Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy: 2.50 Hours
  • Tennessee Physical Therapy Association: 2.50 Hours
  • All Other Organizations: 6.00 Hours
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Course Description

CEU Course Description

Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative brain disease and the most common cause of dementia.  This CEU course describes Alzheimer’s disease, discusses its prevalence, examines the mortality and morbidity related to Alzheimer’s disease, and describes the caregiving and health care associated issues.

 

CEU Course Objectives

  1. Enumerate the greatest risk factors for late-onset Alzheimer’s.
  2. Investigate which genes mutations are guaranteed to lead to Alzheimer’s.
  3. Compare and contrast the forms of dementia and the early symptoms of each.
  4. Examine which form of Apolipoprotein E increases one’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s.
  5. Identify the physical feature that blocks the transport of nutrients and other essential molecules inside neurons.
  6. Provide the most common reason for hospitalization of people with Alzheimer’s dementia.

 

CEU Course Syllabus

  Alzheimer’s Overview 

  1.42 Contact Hours  

  Prevalence   0.75 Contact Hours 
  Mortality and Morbidity     0.58 Contact Hours 
  Caregiving    1.16 Contact Hours 
  Long Term Care    1.25 Contact Hours 
  Future Considerations    0.84 Contact Hours 

Total = 6 Contact Hours

Instructional level:  Intermediate

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