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How to Recognize and Describe Dementia - OT10
How to Recognize and Describe Dementia

OT10 l 0.10 contact hrs
by Monica Robinson, OTR/L, MS, FAOTA
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Objectives:
The goal of this program is to teach OTs how to recognize symptoms of differential diagnoses, understand the types of dementias, and understand the significance of using the global scales for staging the severity of dementia. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to: 
  • State the symptoms associated with the general definition of dementia based on the DSM IV.
  • List three similarities and three differences between differential diagnosis of dementia delirium and depression.
  • Describe how knowing the type of dementia can direct your care plan, including two examples.
  • State how global scales for staging dementia are efficacious to use in clinical practice.
 
Content Level: Introductory
Instructional Method: Online Course — Narrative
 
Content Focus
Domain of OT: Client Factors
Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation

Accreditation Information

OnCourse Learning is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association.
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (provider # FBN 50-1489).


This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 4/13/2014

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