Practical Behavioral Management Strategies for the Client with Dementia
Overview: This presentation will review common “behavioral” challenges reported in clients with dementia. Tips for de-escalating someone with agitation will be reviewed and strategies to engage clients with dementia will be
This presentation will review common “behavioral” challenges reported in clients with dementia. Tips for de-escalating someone with agitation will be reviewed and strategies to engage clients with dementia will be explored
- Identify at least two common triggers of dementia-related behaviors
- Provide at least two features typically seen in clients with delirium
- Offer at least two non-pharmacologic interventions to reduce agitation in clients with dementia
CE’s: NHA & SW
Presenter: Amy Siple, Nurse Practitioner, Educator, Speaker
Amy has been a national speaker on healthcare issues that impact older adults as well as the empowerment of their caregivers for more than two decades. She has served the primary care needs of older adults as a geriatric nurse practitioner for 24 years and was a tenured associate professor of nursing for over 15 years. She is recognized as a leading expert on dementia-related topics and has been appointed by three Kansas governors to serve on boards and task forces to represent the healthcare interests of older adults. Under Amy’s tenure as president of the Kansas Advanced Practice Nurses Association, Kansas became the 26th state to pass full practice authority for APRNs. In 2023 Amy was awarded the AANP Award for Excellence in the state of Kansas. She appreciates the opportunity to positively influence the lives of her patients and their caregivers.
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(Tuesday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST(GMT-06:00)