It's All About Us: Understanding Behavioral Symptoms of Dementia
Join UPMC Senior Services on September 24, 2020 from 10am-11am for this live virtual event.
This program will focus on behavioral symptoms as well as person centered care concepts while caring for someone living with dementia.
Nurses, personal care and assisted living staff.
This program is specially accredited to offer PCHA continuing education.
By the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
- Describe the concept of person centered care as it relates to managing behavior.
- Discuss strategies to manage behavioral symptoms of dementia.
- Recognize complications of dementia related behavior.
Melissa Jones, MSN, RN, CDP, DS, geriatric nurse educator UPMC Senior Services
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.
Other Healthcare Professionals:
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
PCH and ALF Administrators will receive 1.0 contact hours.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance