Event Calendar

Friday, November 13, 2020

Webinar: "Recognizing Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in Those Living with Dementia"

Start Date: 11/13/2020 2:00 PM EST
End Date: 11/13/2020 3:00 PM EST

Venue Name: Online Webinar


Organization Name: Virginia Assisted Living Association (VALA)

Contact:
Julie Moore
Email: jmoore@valainfo.org
Phone: (804) 332-2111

This webinar will assist learners in recognizing some of the signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression in those living with dementia. It will address the similarities and differences between symptoms seen in those with healthy brains and those living with branch change. This session will also help attendees learn to respond to these symptoms to decrease the chances for escalation and ‘non-helpful’ hospitalizations. 

Objectives: By the end of this session, learners will be able to: 

  1. Describe some common signs and symptoms of depression and anxiety 
  2. Discuss the ways in which these symptoms may present differently in those living with dementia 
  3. Describe recommended strategies to address depression and anxiety in those living with dementia

Continuing Education Credits:

This program will be submitted to NAB/NCERS for 1.0 total participant hours of continuing education. Only individuals pre-registered for the call and marked in attendance will be eligible to receive CEUs. 


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Upcoming VALA Webinars

VALA is proud to offer upcoming webinars for assisted living administrators, regional staff members, caregivers, nurses, and other staff members. The webinars will offer a variety of continuing education credits dependent upon the topics (i.e. NAB, Nursing, Social Work). Many of the webinars are held live with the ability of participants to interact with the presenter during the webinar.