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Alzheimer's Disease, Prevalence, and Caregiving


Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   6
Registration Fee:   $54

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

Confirmation Notes
How to Take This Course:
1 View Course Worksheet - View the course worksheet or print it out to review later
2 Read the Course Material - As you read through, mark your answers on the course worksheet to be prepared for the exam
3 Take Exam - You must a achieve a score of 70% or higher in order to earn credit for the course.
You don't need to pay for an exam until AFTER you pass it.
The board approval status information is provided based on our current understanding of the licensing agencies. Please note that it is the responsibility of each licensee to verify acceptance of our courses with their licensing agency.
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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
All Other Organizations: 6.00 Hours

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

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.
You don't need to pay for an exam until AFTER you pass it.

Dates and Locations
Register Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-01-2050 - 01-01-2050, 12:00AM 12:00AM