This course comprises key aspects of Alzheimer's and oral health issues leading to respiratory disease. This course includes an Alzheimer's overview, prevalent oral health concerns, and areas respiratory therapists and other professionals may encounter in patient care settings. Additionally, discussions on professional implementation to minimize respiratory disease. Scenarios are utilized to illustrate practices that guide ethical respiratory care. Case studies support understanding and learning of essential ethical practices.
Course created on October 17, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to describe gained knowledge of Alzheimer’s and geriatric patients.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify oral health and Alzheimer's impacts on geriatric patients.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss new approaches and their role in the process.
|10-30 Minutes||Dementia/Alzheimer's Overview|
|30-50 Minutes||Oral Health Impacts|
|50-65 Minutes||Respiratory Diseases Due to Oral Health|
|65-100 Minutes||Practical Application|
|100-115 Minutes||Scenarios/Case Study|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary with Q&A|
BS CCP, MPhil, PhD
Dr. Holzner is a gerontologist, published researcher and author, university professor, and founder of Advanced Geriatric Educational Solutions International. She consults and speaks globally on the aging ecosystem, enhancing geriatric patient care and rural aging sustainability, and supporting providers, organizations, and echelons of government. Dr. Holzner holds a Ph.D. in gerontology, two masters in neuroscience and psychology, and is a certified clinical psychologist. She has spent more than a decade in clinical Alzheimer's practice. As a daughter of a mother with Alzheimer's, she also brings direct experiential knowledge of caregiver challenges. She has served on educational boards and achieved awards in educational leadership and excellence in geriatric research.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Continued Respiratory Therapy.
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American Association for Respiratory Care
This non-traditional program has been approved for a maximum of 2 contact hour(s) Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Course # 188191000
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