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Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia's

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Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia's

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SP066-CCG

This course is designed for the participant to learn in greater detail about each of the diseases that can cause dementia. Specifically, we will discuss the following diseases: Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy body disease, Vascular dementia, Frontotemporal dementia (also known as Pick’s disease, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), and Huntington’s disease. AIDS Dementia Complex (ADC).
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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Leading Cause of Dementia in Older Adults
  • Diseases That Cause Dementia
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Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia's Info:

Course Objectives

By the end of this course participants will be able to:
  • Identify the leading cause of dementia in older adults.
  • Describe eight diseases that cause dementia, including the causes and characteristics of each.


Course Outcomes Hour One
  • I. Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)
  • a. Hallmarks of Alzheimer’s Disease
  • i. Amyloid Plaques
  • ii. Amyloid Precursor Protein (APP)
  • iii. Neurofibrillary Tangles
  • b. Alzheimer’s Disease: Changes in The Brain
  • i. Preclinical
  • ii. Mild Alzheimer’s Disease
  • iii. Moderate Alzheimer’s
  • iv. Severe Alzheimer’s
  • c. Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease
  • i. Age
  • ii. Family History
  • iii. Genetics
  • iv. Sex
  • v. Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • vi. Lifestyle
  • vii. Education Level
  • viii. Head Injury
  • II. Lewy Body Dementia
  • a. Features
  • b. Signs
  • c. Cause
  • d. Treatment
  • e. Prognosis
  • III. Vascular Dementia
  • a. Symptoms
  • b. Onset
  • c. Treatment
  • d. Prognosis
  • IV. Frontotemporal Lobe Dementia
  • a. Compairson of “Normal” Brain and A Brain with Frontotemporal Lobe Dementia
  • b. Symptoms
  • i. Changes in Behavior
  • ii. Problems with Language
  • c. Treatment
  • d. Prognosis
  • V. Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • a. Onset
  • b. Symptoms
  • c. Diagnosis
  • d. Treatment
  • VI. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
  • a. Symptoms
  • b. Categories
  • c. Diagnosis
  • d. Treatment
  • VII. Huntington’s Disease
  • a. Genetics
  • b. Symptoms
  • c. Prognosis
  • d. Treatment
  • e. Prognosis
  • VIII. HIV/AIDS Related Dementia: AIDS Dementia Complex (ADC)
  • a. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Dementia
  • b. AIDS Dementia Complex (ADC)
  • i. Symptoms
  • ii. Treatment
  • IX. Exercise: Causes of Dementia


Instructor: Josh Allen, RN; Laura Gumban, LVN; Anne Zimmerman, RN

Josh Allen is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience in senior living. As the Director of InTouch at Home, Josh oversees all aspects of business development, care, services, and operations for the organization. As a part of the SRG Senior Living family of companies, InTouch at Home delivers personalized care and services to clients living in senior living communities as well as private residences across three states.

Josh also serves on the board of the American Assisted Living Nurses Association, and represents AALNA on the boards of the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living and Coalition of Geriatric Nursing Organizations. Josh has previously served as President and CEO of Care and Compliance Group, a leading training solutions provider.

Laura Gumban, LVN is currently the Resident Care Coordinator at the Eskaton Lodge Brentwood in Brentwood California. There, she is responsible or budget maintenance; she is a liaison with the medical community; she interviews, hires, schedules, and supervises clinical staff; she completes resident assessments and quarterly evaluations; and is the director of nursing duties.Laura has been with Eskaton Lodge Brentwood since 2006. Previously she was an MDS Nurse for the Elmhaven Care Center in Stockton, California and was a MDS/TILES Nurse at Heritage Oakes Estates in Balliger Texas.

Anne Zimmerman, RN has worked for Community Education, LLC in California since 2003. There she is responsible for teaching state approved re-certification courses to administrators of group homes; adult residential facilities; and residential care facilities for the elderly. Her background is in consulting, training, and directing care.

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