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Communicating with Alzheimer's Patients and their Families: Strategies for Success (Complimentary, Sponsored by Ingleside)


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Topic Areas:
Communication Strategies |  Dementia |  Alzheimer's
Category:
Case Managers |  Continuing Ed |  Social Workers
Faculty:
Jennifer L. FitzPatrick
Course Levels:
Beginner & Intermediate
Duration:
1 Hour 15 Minutes
License:
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Description

Communication with patients with memory loss is a challenge.  Family members of these individuals often have even more difficulty understanding their loved ones' needs.  This seminar will focus on ways to enhance patient care by enhancing your understanding of your patients and improving the Alzheimer's patients' understanding of you.  Facilitating better communication between Alzheimer's patients and their family members is also a goal of this seminar

 

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is relevance as it provides information on stages of dementia and behaviors associated. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the strategies and insights into the causes and method for working with individuals as communication challenges arise.

Credits


Certified Case Manager

This program has been pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers.  The course is approved for 1 CE contact hour(s).  Activity code: I00039642 Approval Number 190004166:   To claim these CEs, log into your CE Center account at www.ccmcertification.org


Social Work (ASWB)

Jenerations Health Education, #1494, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 01/26/2018-01/26/21. Social Workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit.

 

 


Social Worker-Maryland

Jenerations Health Education is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland. Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this program.

Participant is awarded 1Category I Maryland Social Work CEUs

 



Faculty

Jennifer L. FitzPatrick's Profile

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MSW, LCSW-C, CSP

Jenerations Health Education


Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP is the founder of Jenerations Health Education, Inc., a full service healthcare education organization. With over 20+ years experience in healthcare, Jennifer is also a gerontology instructor at Johns Hopkins University’s Certificate on Aging program. Her mission is to help healthcare organizations and professionals grow while empowering patients and their caregivers.

Jennifer appears frequently in the media and has been featured on ABC, CBS, NBC, Univision, Sirius XM and in Fast Company, Reader’s Digest, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, The Huffington Post and many more. A member of the National Speakers Association, she is one of less than 800 Certified Speaking Professionals (CSP) worldwide. Her first book, Cruising Through Caregiving: Reducing The Stress of Caring For Your Loved One helps family caregivers and is also a resource for healthcare professionals who want to set better boundaries with patients.

Jennifer is primarily a keynote speaker at national conferences but also offers private programs to corporations, government and non-profit organizations For more information on keynote speaking, please click here.

When she’s not speaking and writing, Jennifer loves boating with her husband Sean. In nautical circles her claim to fame is being the Chesapeake Bay’s least talented first mate. Having grown up in the Philadelphia area, her secret talent is parallel parking.


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