The Role of Acute Care Staff in Emergency Departments and Hospitals for Persons Living With Dementia

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Sep 12, 2020 - 3:53pm CDT

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This webinar (1:06:02) given by Laurie Mantz, Founder and CEO of Dementia Training for Life, LLC, discusses how to help provide a safe, secure environment for persons living with dementia, recognize and manage common behavioral disturbances within the emergency department, and identify ways to support successful discharge or transition from the emergency department. She also describes challenges faced by persons living with dementia when they present to emergency departments, and identifies strategies that will help people living with dementia to minimize negative events experienced in acute care settings such as emergency departments and hospitals. Continuing education credits for medicine, nursing, and social work are available. Free registration is required to access webinar. (Presentation begins at 2:25 minutes).

Laurie Mantz