FREE learning opportunity for providers, healthcare professionals and caregivers.
A 4-hour mini-conference that will involve presentations on late stages of dementia, hospice vs. palliative care and managing end-of-life care for people living with dementia followed by a panel discussion with experts. Access the Meeting Flyer.
August 4, 2022 | 12:00 – 4:15 p.m. CT
|12:00 – 2:15 PM||The North Dakota Dementia Care Services Program: Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: Late Stage | Scott Bernstein|
|2:30 – 3:00 PM||Managing End-of-Life Care for Patients with Dementia | Victor Sandler, MD|
|3:05 – 3:35 PM||Compassionate Care for those with Dementia | Tracie Mallberg, MD|
|3:40 – 4:15 PM||Panel Discussion | Scott Bernstein, Victor Sandler & Tracie Mallberg|
Upon completion of this program, the learner will be able to:
1. Explain the concept of self in the late stage of Alzheimer’s disease
2. Describe effective ways to communicate, connect with and provide daily care in the late stage
3. Define late stage care options and how to access them
4. Describe differences between palliative care and hospice
5. Explain the different aspects of hospice, meaningful activity and the end-of-life experience
Continuing education credit for providers, nursing and social workers (3.5 contact hours). Also approved for Audiology and Speech-language Pathology continuing education.
This event is sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association, Dakota Geriatrics and the University of North Dakota.