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Teepa Talk: Baptist Health System, Scotia, NY

May 3 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

Teepa Snow Dementia Education Day

presented by BAPTIST HEALTH SYSTEM

 Don’t miss this opportunity to join dementia and Alzheimer’s expert Teepa Snow in an in-depth, interactive seminar on the challenges to caregivers, including nurses and social workers,  that dementia presents. Professional and family caregivers are invited to attend. Continental breakfast will be served.

Continuing education credit available for nurses and social workers. Visit https://www.bapthealth.com/new/news-announcements/teepa for more information on CE credit, detailed course descriptions and learning objectives.

Agenda
8:00 – 9:00     Attendee Registration,  Exhibitor Fair, Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 11:30   Sorting Out the Three D’s: Delirium, Depression, and  Dementia
(15 minute break)

11:30 – 1:00   Lunch Break, Exhibitor Fair

1:00 – 3:30     The Typical Progression of Dementia and How to Help
(15 minute break)

By the end of this session, nurses and social workers will be able to:

  • Describe the value and importance of obtaining the correct diagnosis for an individual
  • Compare and contrast among the conditions of delirium, depression/anxiety, and dementia
  • Describe simple screening and assessment strategies that may be used to identify the conditions :
  • Describe the typical progression of dementia as it relates to behavior, abilities, and lost skills
  • Discuss interaction skills and supports that would be matched to changes in  abilities to provide effective care
  • Describe the role the physical environment plays in increasing or reducing stress and distress

Venue

College Park Hall, Union College
450 Nott Street
Schenectady, NY 12308 United States
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Phone:
518-388-6112
Website:
www.bapthealth.com