Alzheimer's Disease
The purpose of this course is to educate the healthcare professional with foundational information regarding diagnosis, treatment, interventions, and a general understanding of the disease process. The goal is to assist healthcare professionals in caring for every aspect of those patients afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease.

Course Publication Date: October 12, 2023

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Susan Hausle MSN, RN, CHPN
Course No:ALZH-23
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Geriatric Medicine
Learning Objectives
  • Define the four core mental dysfunctions associated with dementia.

  • Discuss the four common neurological tests used to diagnose dementia.

  • Explain the correlation between neurons and Alzheimer's disease.

  • Restate five of the ten early signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

  • List the seven stages of Alzheimer's disease according to the Global Deterioration Scale.

  • State the six common medications used to treat Alzheimer's disease.


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