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Challenging Geriatric Behaviors
DVD Video
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Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours
Length:
6 hr 11 min
Details:
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
Author:
LATASHA ELLIS, MSW, LCSW
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
9/14/2016
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV076695
Objectives
  • Apply assessment techniques to establish baseline behaviors in older adults.
  • Discuss factors that contribute to challenging geriatric behaviors and relate them to prevention.
  • Differentiate among delirium, dementia and depression in the elderly.
  • Explain the progression of Alzheimer's disease and related treatment options.
  • Select appropriate environmental, interactional, behavioral, and/or physical/pharmacological interventions to prevent and/or manage challenging geriatric behaviors.
  • Differentiate between effective and ineffective strategies to manage difficult communications, hallucinations, resistance and aggressive behavior, wandering, sundowning, and food and fluid deficit/malnutrition.
  • Identify resources that provide information or services for caregivers.
Outline

Identifying Baseline

  • Objective Measurements
  • Risk Factors for Escalation of Challenging Behaviors
  • Influence of Gender, Cultural and Societal Factors
  • Environmental and Interactional Considerations
  • Lifelong Patterns and Preferences

Differentiating Among Dementia, Delirium, and Depression

  • Diagnostic Criteria
  • Signs/Symptoms
  • Management

Alzheimer’s Disease: Assessment and Management

  • Various Types of Dementia
  • Progression and Stages: Retrogenesis
  • Pharmacological Treatment Options
  • Problems Commonly Associated with Alzheimer's Disease: Difficult Communication, Hallucinations, Resistance/Aggression, Wandering, Sundowning, Malnutrition
  • Interventions to Provide a Positive Experience

Difficult Communications and Hallucinations

  • Contributing Factors
  • Verbal and Non-verbal Techniques
  • Therapeutic Use of Self
  • Reorientation, Reminiscence

Validation

  • Problem Solving
  • Entering Their Reality

Resistance to Care

  • Routine Hygiene Needs
  • Reasons for Resistance
  • Successful Techniques

Physically Aggressive Behaviors

  • Reverse Developmental Behavior
  • Behaviors as a Way to Communicate
  • Identify the Problem/Trigger
  • Environmental and Interactional Factors
  • Causes of Escalation

Wandering and Sundowning

  • Contributing Factors
  • Assessment
  • Exercise and Activity
  • Environmental Management
  • Interactional Management

Food and Fluid Deficit/Malnutrition

  • Reasons Why They May Not Eat
  • Ways to Promote Nutritional Intake
  • Tips for Persons Who Need Feeding Assistance
  • The Eating Environment
  • End of Life

The Family Caregiver as Part of the Team

  • Family Dynamics: Role Change
  • Emotions Expressed During Caregiving: Positive and Negative
  • Positive Communication Among Staff, Family, and Older Adult
  • Assisting the Caregiver to Meet the Needs of the Care Recipient
  • Helpful Resources
  • Ways to Help Reduce Stress for the Caregiver
Author

LATASHA ELLIS, MSW, LCSW

Latasha Ellis is a psychotherapist, consultant, entrepreneur, and national speaker. She is owner of AHSAT Counseling and Consulting, PLLC and founder of AHSAT Center for Integrative Oncology. As a psychotherapist, Latasha's diverse clinical experience stretches over a multitude of settings, including the state of MD Department of Corrections, the VA School for the Deaf, Blind and Multi-disabled, community mental health clinics, inpatient and outpatient medical facilities. Though currently in private practice, Latasha works closely with area hospitals for the provision of psychological services to cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and oncology patients.

Latasha is also a certified clinical supervisor with the National Association of Social Workers, North Carolina Chapter and a certified trainer of Managing Aggressive Behaviors (MAB), through The University of Oklahoma OUTREACH, a program that emphasizes prevention and non-physical intervention strategies, and teaches non-pain producing physical intervention techniques.

Latasha's passion for the field of mental health and behavior management is exemplified by her role as Field Instructor for various universities. She holds a Bachelors of Social Work (BSW) degree from Morgan State University and a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from the University of Maryland at Baltimore. Her MSW degree holds a concentration in Clinical Social Work with a primary specialization in Mental Health and a secondary specialization in Management and Community Organization. Latasha is currently pursuing her PhD.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Latasha Ellis maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Latasha Ellis has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
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