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Understanding Different Types of Dementias: Types, Causes and Treatments (Enduring)


Average Rating:
   5
Topic Areas:
Alzheimer's |  Dementia
Category:
Case Managers (non ethics course) |  Nursing Home Administrators (NHA) |  Social Workers
Faculty:
Joanna Frankel
Course Levels:
Beginner & Intermediate
Duration:
1 Hour 01 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
License:
Never expires.


Description

Alzheimer’s Disease is the most well-known type of dementia but there are many others that impact both older and younger adults.    What can be done to prevent dementia?  How can we help families through the devastating diagnosis?  Join us for this informative and interactive program to further your understanding of the types, treatments and causes of dementia.

 

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is relevance as it provides information on dementia as a disease. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on various types of dementia and differentiating between the various signs, symptoms and treatment for dementia. It will also provide insights into the impact on varying populations.

 

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. Statue and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for  1 continuing education credit. Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 01/26/2018-01/26/21.

Credits


Social Work - New York

Jenerations Health Education, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0130. Participants are granted 1Contact Hours of Continuing Education*Live, on-line, self-study


Nursing Home Administrator

This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 1.25  total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval # 20210411-1.25-A66647-DL

 


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: 200136418 Approval Number 200136418:   To claim these CEs, log into your CE Center account at www.ccmcertification.org


Social Work, MD (Category ll)

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 II Maryland Social Work CEUs



Faculty

Joanna Frankel's Profile

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Joanna Frankel is a graduate of Towson University with her Bachelors in both Psychology and Gerontology. Following, Joanna obtained her MSW from the University of Maryland School of Social Work with a clinical concentration and a focus in Aging. Since, Joanna has been working in the long-term care setting for over 15 years. Her experience includes directing the social work department in a 205-bed facility, with clients who have a variety of mental health issues, long term care needs, at end of life, on dialysis and who are ventilator dependent.  Additionally, Joanna is passionate about and has expertise in dementia, advance directives/end of life and mental health issues in the elderly. Furthermore, she has spent the last 10 years consulting in several nursing homes, educating social workers on the proper practices of long-term care while providing clinical supervision. Joanna has always educated interdisciplinary teams, patients and families on various topics on aging. When Joanna isn’t working, you can find her playing ball with her husband and 2 boys or at the nearest sushi restaurant.


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