Empirically-based Treatments for Caregivers of Older Adults with Alzheimer’s disease and Related Dementias

  • Open Enrollment Online Course

The Empirically-based Treatments for Caregivers of Older Adults with Alzheimer’s disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) learning module is derived from observation, practical experience and established best-practices.  As part of the Empowering Potential for Caregivers series this learning module addresses the needs of the growing and diverse population of Family Caregivers.  The module is presented with the focus on interprofessional training of faculty and health professional trainees within academic training settings.  Emphasize is on cultural competency and engagement, and the recruitment and support of minority healthcare providers.  The information provided may also be of interest to patients, caregivers and their families. This module can be reviewed as many times as you like.

Unlimited slots available
  • Start
    9/29/17
    Duration
    Self-Paced
    Location Online
    Price
    Free

Course Details

The Empirically-based Treatments for Caregivers of Older Adults with Alzheimer’s disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) course is a self-paced, online class. This course takes about 40 minutes to complete

 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify key impacts of family caregiving for individuals impacted by ADRD.
  2. Provide an overview of empirically-based treatments for caregivers of older adults with ADR
  3. Describe key strategies found to help reduce caregiver distress.

 

Funding for the development of this series was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U1QHP28721, Arizona Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program. © 2017

About the Instructor

David W. Coon, PhD

Dr. David Coon is associate vice provost for research collaborations and professor in ASU’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation. He is also a fellow in the Gerontological Society of America. His research interests include design, evaluation, and translation of effective psychosocial interventions for midlife and older adults facing chronic illness (e.g., Alzheimer's disease, cancer, HIV/AIDS) and their family caregivers.

Service Affiliations:

  • Alzheimer's Association (Arizona/Southern Nevada Chapter - Desert Southwest Chapter), Co-Chair, Program Committee (2008 - Present)
  • Alzheimer's Association (Arizona/Southern Nevada Chapter - Desert Southwest Chapter) Medical & Scientific Advisory Committee, Member (2007 - Present)
  • Governor’s (Arizona) Advisory Council on Aging, Social, Health & Alzheimer's Committee, Member and Member of Informal Caregiver Subcommittee (2007 - Present)
  • Arizona Alzheimer's Disease Consortium, Diversity Committee (2005 - Present)

Location

This is an online open enrollment course. After registering, you can access the online course by clicking the 'My CE' tab and then following the 'Blackboard 1.0' link to the right of the course title under 'Courses I'm registered for'.

FAQs

Can I forward the presentations to family members, clients/patients, or others in my professional network?

Please do! Please refer others to our main registration page.

Can I view the presentations more than once?

Of course! Presentations can be reviewed as many times as you like.

Is it best to experience the presentations in a set order?

Presentations can be reviewed in any order you wish.

Request More Info

For more information on this course, please fill out the form and an ASU staff member will be in contact with you. We look forward to welcoming you into the ASU community.