Product Detail

Dementia Management : Advanced Skills for the Health Care Practitioner
Digital Seminar
$199.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Digital Seminar
Author:
HEATHER PEABODY, MS, OT/L
Publisher:
Vyne Education
Copyright:
5/17/2012
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
WDS020062
Objectives
Discuss the etiology of dementia and stages of progression

Identify key areas for managing dementia, including ADLs, challenging behaviors, balance, strength, and fall prevention

Devise care plans that ensure quality and continuity of care

Perform and document assessment and evaluation measures to help support evidence-based practice

Utilize effective screening tools and staff development strategies

Examine the Cognitive Disability Frame of Reference, Information Processing Model, and other psychosocial models that can be used in care planning
Author

HEATHER PEABODY, MS, OT/L

Heather Peabody, MS, OT/L, is a Licensed and Registered Occupational Therapist with more than eight years of experience specializing in dementia care. She is the owner and director of Vital Spark, LLC, an occupational therapy and life coaching company, where she provides therapy consulting services and clinical education for Licensed Nursing Assistants in nursing facilities. Ms. Peabody also works clinically as a home health Occupational Therapist. She previously served as a Program Leader and Occupational Therapist for a locked dementia unit at Harborside Healthcare Northwood in Bedford, New Hampshire. In this role, she provided clinical training and education, rolled out the LightHouse program for 40 dementia patients, and created dementia color groups as a care plan and staff education tool. She was trained by Mary Lucero, Registered Nurse and Gerontologist in dementia care. She has written several books including Not Just Alzheimer's: A Strategic Guide for All Dementias.

As a college student, Ms. Peabody interned at Edith Norse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford, Massachusetts, with Dr. Ladislav Volicer in the Geriatric Research and Education Program. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of New Hampshire-Durham in 2001 and earned a dementia training certificate from the Cleveland Alzheimer's Association in 2002. Ms. Peabody also completed dysphagia training at Harborside Crestwood in Milford, New Hampshire. She received her master's degree in Occupational Therapy in 2008 from San Jose State University. Her thesis project was on clinical education for LNAs in dementia care. In 2003, she served as chair of the Mental Health Special Interest Section for the NHOTA and website coordinator for 2011-2012 with Allen Cognitive Network.

Ms. Peabody does stand-up comedy in New Hampshire where she lives with her three daughters.

Disclosure:
Financial - Vital Spark LLC whose products or services are discussed in the presentation. Receives a speaking honorarium from Vyne Education.
Nonfinancial - No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.



Continuing Education Credits

Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants
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Vyne Education, LLC. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. This educational offering is offered for 0.6 AOTA CEUs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA Educational level Introductory, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process.

Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants - Florida: Vyne Education, LLC. is an approved provider #50-466 with the Florida Department of Health Board of Occupational Therapy Practice. This educational offering is approved for 6 contact hours for Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapy Assistants.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - Illinois: Vyne Education, LLC. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #:216.000309. This educational offering qualifies for 6 CE Credit Hours.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - New York: Vyne Education, LLC. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This educational offering is awarded 7.2 contact hours.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - Arkansas: This educational offering has been approved by the Arkansas State Board Of Physical Therapy for 6 contact hours for Physical Therapists.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - Kansas: This educational offering has been approved by the Kansas Physical Therapy Association for 6 hours (Approval #CEUL009897) for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - Kentucky: This educational offering has been approved by the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association for 6 contact hours (Category 1) Approval #CS74-2011-KPTA. This approval is valid until 10/31/2017.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - Maryland: This educational offering has been submitted to the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for pre-approval of 0.6 continuing education hours.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - Minnesota: This educational offering has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy for 4 hours of continuing education hours, category 1, (Approval #9460) for Physical Therapists.


Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - North Carolina
NCBPTE approval by virtue of approval by The New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, State Board for Physical Therapy licensure board or state APTA chapter Approval good through 8/31/2018.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - New Jersey: This educational offering has been approved for 6 continuing education credits by the New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants (Approval # 2016-1339).

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - Nevada: This educational offering has been approved by the Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.6 CEUs for Physical Therapists.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - Ohio: This educational offering has been approved for 6 CEUs by the Ohio Physical Therapy Association for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants (Approval #16S2444).

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - Oklahoma: This educational offering has been approved by the Board of Medical Licensure & Supervision State of Oklahoma for 6 hours for Physical Therapists.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - Tennessee: This educational offering has been approved by the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association for .6 CEUs (6 Contact Hours) TPTA Approval number 2016-647 for Class I Continuing Education Competency Requirement for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - Texas: This course has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners as meeting continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs for 6 continuing competence unit(s) (Course ID #62589TX).


Social Workers
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Cross Country Education provider #1005, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program (an approved provider since 1999, approved period 1-27-15 to 1-27-18). Cross Country Education maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers will receive 6 continuing education clock hours for participating in this course. Licensed social workers should contact their individual state jurisdiction to review the current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. Visit ASWB's website at www.aswb.org for more information.

Social Workers - Florida: Vyne Education, LLC. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #50-466. This educational offering is approved for 6 continuing education credits.


Other Professions
This educational offering qualifies for 6 continuing education hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Audience
Occupational Therapists
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants
Physical Therapists
Physical Therapist Assistants
Speech-Language Pathologists
Speech-Language Pathology Assistants
Social Workers
Activity Professionals
Administrators
Registered Nurses
Nursing Assistants
Psychologists
Dietary Managers
Reviews

Excellent, informative, and entertaining! Can't wait to apply information!
Katie Michie, Occupational Therapist
Bangor, ME


Speaker demonstrates extensive knowledge and clinical experience in the world of dementia. Clearly passionate about what she does and inspires this seminar with humor and enthusiasm.
Karen Edridge, Occupational Therapist
Amesbury, MA


Heather uses examples that benefit all professionals working with geriatric patients. Her relaxed and comfortable teaching style paired with her thorough knowledge of the topic makes the training valuable and enjoyable.
Sarah McEvoy, Administrator, Villa Crest Nursing and Retirement Center