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Alzheimer's and Oral Health Impacting Respiratory Disease

Course: #1618Level: Intermediate 2 Hours 206 Reviews

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

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Course Type: Video, Audio

CEUs/Hours Offered: AARC - CRCE/2.0; CE Broker/2.0 Direct Delivery Of Respiratory Care Services, CE Broker #20-956690; IACET/0.2

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe gained knowledge of Alzheimer’s and geriatric patients.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify oral health and Alzheimer's impacts on geriatric patients.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to discuss new approaches and their role in the process.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Background
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


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Dr. Andrea Holzner is the founder of Advanced Geriatric Educational Solutions International. She received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Dr. Holzner has no relevant non-financial disclosures.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Continued Respiratory Therapy.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Association for Respiratory Care

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

CE Broker

CE Broker

Continued Respiratory Therapy is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-30700. This course is offered for 2.0 hours. If you are a licensed respiratory therapist in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you. For Florida respiratory therapists, this course is registered in the Direct Delivery of Respiratory Care Services category.

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

Continued, LLC, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. Continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.

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