Intended
Audience
Staff responsible for caring of individuals with intellectual disabilities include direct care staff, Qualified Intellectual Disability Persons (QIDPs) and nurses.  This course contains some medical terminology.
Materials
Needed
Course
Offerings
Objectives

This introductory course is designed to assist staff persons in understanding the characteristics, theoretical pathologies, stages, symptoms and management of Alzheimer's Disease for individuals with an intellectual disability and Alzheimer's Disease.

Participants will learn: 

  • Define the characteristics of AD
  • Examine the incidence of AD
  • Determine AD Risk Factors
  • Review the theoretical pathology of AD
  • Look at methods used to diagnosis AD
  • Study Stages & Symptoms of AD
  • Look at possible ways to prevent AD
  • Examine methods to manage AD
Continuing
Education
Credits

Three (3) hours

Continuing Education Credits are offered for all professional licenses for which the Division of Developmental Disabilities is certified by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to sponsor Continuing Education hours.

QIDPs may also apply this training toward the 12 hours annual continuing education credits requirement.

Presenter Division of Developmental Disabilities, Arden Gregory RN, Ph.D., CDDN
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