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PRE-REQUISITE: You must be a FRONTLINE HEALTHCARE PROVIDER and have attended either:
1. Dementia Foundations
2. Dementia 101 self paced module on AlzEducate
3. Dementia Overview – live session delivered via Zoom or AlzEducate (check our events calendar for dates)
4. Experience working with people with dementia

Description
This training program is aimed at enhancing the knowledge of frontline staff in caring for people with dementia using a palliative care approach. This program focuses on promoting quality of life and comfort for individuals living with dementias and their families, with particular emphasis on late stage and end of life. Participants will explore their own beliefs around dying and how it impacts care as well as examine what a palliative care approach means through a dementia lens.

Learning Objectives:

  • Reflect on different values & beliefs on dying and how it impacts care
  • Define palliative care
  • Describe dementia as a terminal condition and its symptoms in late/end of life stages
  • Review Dementia-Specific Palliative Care Goals/Values that provide comfort and support quality of life in advanced and end-of-life dementia
  • Relate concepts of culture, spirituality and communication and their significance in delivering person-centered care
  • Addressing unattendedgrief as a healthcare provider and its impact on delivering person-centered care


  • Date and Time: 
    Tuesday, May 7th from 9:00am to 12:00pm
     
    Program will be presented online using Zoom. Registration is required.
    Registration deadline is Thursday, May 2nd, 2024 


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