What Practitioners Need to Know: Assessing and Managing Care of Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment 

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $80.00.

Course Description:  A myriad of complex care issues challenge the quality of care provided to an aging population by social workers, nurses, caregivers, and other professionals. This program will better prepare professionals identify andovercome barriers available for coordinating care to an aging population with cognitive impairment.

Target Audience:  Social Workers, Nurses, Licensed Psychology Counselors and any other interested healthcare providerInstructor:  Macie P. Smith, Ed.D., LBSW, C-SWCM

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this presentation, the learner will be able to:

Discuss cognitive impairments in the aging population.Discuss the implications of providing care of the aging population with cognitive impairments.Discuss the assessment and planning recourses available for coordinating the care of the aging population.

Credit Statements:

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 4.0 clock hours of social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists:  This program has been approved for 4.0 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is an accredited provider of Nursing Professional Development by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 4.0 contact hours. 

AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.4 CEUs (4.0 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

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