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Digital Seminar

Effective Geropsych Behavioral Interventions for Older Adults with Cognitive Disorders


Speaker:
Katherine Dearborn King, PsyD
Duration:
2 Hours 01 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Sep 28, 2023
Product Code:
POS078667
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

This two-hour presentation will provide healthcare professionals with practical knowledge and skills to address common behavioral and psychological symptoms in older adults with dementia. The focus will be on four specific areas: eating and nutrition, sleep disturbances, aggression, and wandering. Participants will learn key concepts of behavior management and learn to apply them in a person-centered, trauma-informed, and culturally responsive manner. Participants will also learn assessment strategies, evidence-based interventions, and key strategies that can be applied across a range of other challenging behaviors.

Credit

Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.



* Credit Note - **

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Program content is reviewed periodically per accrediting board rules for currency and appropriateness for credit. Credit approvals are subject to change. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education, as well as which credit types are acceptable for continuing education hours. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. 
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Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

For Planning Committee disclosures, please see the statement above.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


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Earn up to 2.0 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 


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Course Level: Intermediate Format: Recorded asynchronous distance. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

 

Canadian Social Workers: Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Social Workers - California Social Workers

The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE programs that are approved by other approval agencies, including several that approve PESI and its programs.  A full list of approval agencies accepted by the BBS can be found at www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/cont_ed.html under “Where to find CE Courses.” This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 2.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Social Workers - Colorado Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This self-study course has been approved for 2.0 continuing education hours. 

 

COLORADO PARTICIPANTS ONLY: If you did not answer YES to be reported to the Colorado Chapter of the NASW on the evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com and provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Social Workers - Florida Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 2.0 continuing education credits. 


Social Workers - Illinois Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 2.0 contact hours.


Social Workers - Kansas Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 2.0 continuing education hours.


Social Workers - Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study package has been approved for 2.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


Social Workers - Montana Social Workers

The Montana Board of Behavioral Health no longer pre-approves any courses or sponsors. Each licensee is responsible for taking courses which contribute to their competence and directly relate to their scope of practice as defined in board statute (MAR 24-219-32). Licensees must keep CE documentation for three years in case of an audit. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 2.0 clock hours of instruction.


Social Workers - New York Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 2.25 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Social Workers - Ohio Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 2.0 clock hours of general continuing education. Tracking number: 20-1120014


Social Workers - Pennsylvania Social Workers

The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors accepts many national association CE approvals, several of which PESI offers. For a full list, please see your State Board regulations at https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 2.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Nurses - Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists - ANCC

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 2.0 contact hours. Expires: 09/08/2026.


Nurses - California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 2.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Nurses - Florida Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 2.0 self-study contact hours.

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Nurses - Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 2.0 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Occupational Therapists - Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

 

PESI, Inc.  is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 08228. This Distance Learning-Independent is offered at .2  CEUs Intermediate, OT Service Delivery. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

 


Occupational Therapists - Arizona Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 2.0​ continuing education clock hours for Arizona OTs and OTAs. The Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners (R4-43-203) confirms acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to occupational therapy that are approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).


Occupational Therapists - Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 2.0 self-study continuing education credits.

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Physical Therapists - Alaska Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 2.0 continuing education credit hours for Alaska Physical Therapists. The Board Rule 12 AAC 54.420 confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers.


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CE credit is available. The Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes continuing competence activities that have been approved by any state PT association or national medical/health care association (e.g., AOTA, ASHA). This self-study activity consists of 2.0 clock hours of instruction applicable for physical therapists.


Physical Therapists - California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 2.0 continuing competency hours.


Physical Therapists - Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 2.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


Physical Therapists - Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 2.0 CE credit hours.


Physical Therapists - Kentucky Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 2.0 continuing education credit hours. For Kentucky licensees, according to 201 KAR 22:045, this self-study educational offering may be applied toward Category 2 continued competency requirements.  Please review the regulation to determine eligibility. 


Physical Therapists - New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 2.4 contact hours.


Physical Therapists - North Carolina Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation, Provider Number: 216.000270. This intermediate course is approved by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners by virtue of PESI Inc. approved provider status with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation. This course qualifies for 2.0 continuing education hours.


Physical Therapists - Oklahoma Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This asynchronous activity consists of 2.0 continuing education credit hours for Oklahoma Physical Therapists. Oklahoma Administrative Code 435:20-9-3.1 confirms acceptance of continuing education programs offered by providers approved by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


Physical Therapists - Pennsylvania Physical Therapists and Assistants

The Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes approval by all other state boards. This self-study activity consists of 2.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists.


Physical Therapists - Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2406032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. Instructional Level: Intermediate. This activity will provide 2.0 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Physical Therapists - Utah Physical Therapists And Physical Therapist Assistants

This course is designed to meet the Utah DOPL Rule R156-24b-303b.2.c.iv - A commercial continuing education provider providing a course related to the practice of physical therapy. Please retain a copy of the advertising brochure and your certificate of completion to provide to your board should this be requested of you. This self-study activity consists of 2.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Physical Therapists - Vermont Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 2.0 continuing education credit hours for Vermont Physical Therapists. The Board confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


Physical Therapists - Virginia Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 2.0 hours of type 2 continued competency credit for Virginia Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants. Regulation 18VAC112-20-131, Section B, (2) states that up to ten type 2 continued competency credits can be earned by completing independent study activities related to the clinical practice of physical therapy. 


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists - Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

Intermediate Level

.2 ASHA CEUs

 

** ASHA Self Study CEUs are available on this course from 04/01/2024 to 03/31/2025. PESI, Inc. will submit ASHA CEU Requests to the ASHA CE Registry on a monthly basis; ASHA CEU Requests received before 04/01/2024 or after 03/31/2025 cannot be reported.

** Please note that Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists who participate in the self-study (Digital Seminar or Online Course) will be required to complete additional steps if they want their participation submitted to the ASHA CE Registry. Detailed instructions will be provided under the Handouts section of the online program.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists - California Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, #PDP 319. This course meets the qualifications for 2.0 hours of self-study continuing professional development credit for Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists, as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists - Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Provider Number: 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 2.0 continuing education credits. 


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists - Kansas Speech-Language Pathologists

Approved for 2.0 self-study continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.


Physicians - Physicians

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. This activity was originally recorded on 9/28/2023. It was last reviewed on 9/5/2023 and is valid until 09/05/2026.

 

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.


Physicians Assistants - Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME such as PESI. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 2.0 hours for completing this self-study program. This activity was originally recorded on 9/28/2023. It was last reviewed on 9/5/2023 and is valid until 09/05/2026

 

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 2.0 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Speaker

Katherine Dearborn King, PsyD's Profile

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Katherine King, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist with specialized experience in Geropsychology with a private practice in Massachusetts, where she sees older adults with a range of presenting concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, existential concerns, chronic illness, adjustment disorders, and relationship problems. She also provides assessment services, supervision, consultation, and professional training. Dr. King is an associate professor and the Geropsychology concentration director in William James College’s clinical psychology doctoral program, where she teaches Geropsychology, ethics, and cognitive-behavioral therapy and conducts research on death anxiety, gender/sexual/relationship diversity, and the mental health workforce shortage for older adults. Previously, she developed, chaired, and taught in the geriatric mental health concentration in Cambridge College’s graduate school of psychology and counseling. Dr. King has worked and trained in a variety of medical and mental health care settings, including inpatient psychiatry, primary care, palliative and hospice care, skilled nursing, home-based care, and elder protective services. She has provided clinical supervision and didactic training to doctoral students at numerous field training sites and is a member of the board of directors of the Massachusetts Gerontology Association and Council of Professional Geropsychology Training Programs. Dr. King completed her clinical psychology internship at Bedford VA Medical Center, a postdoctoral fellowship in Geropsychology at VA Boston Healthcare System, and Columbia University’s professional certificate in narrative medicine. Dr. King is a passionate advocate for the well-being of helping professionals and is working on a book to support burnout prevention and recovery. With past experience as a massage therapist and yoga teacher, along with over 20 years of Buddhist practice, Dr. King’s work is informed by a healthy respect for the mind-body connection. She co-hosts Noble Mind, a podcast on mindfulness and psychology where she interviews thought leaders such as Steven Hayes, Christopher Germer, Rick Hanson, and Diedre Fay.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Katherine King maintains a private practice and has an employment relationship with the William James College. She is the co-host of Noble Mind Podcast. Katherine King receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Katherine King is a member of the Gerontological Society of America, the American Psychological Association, Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy, the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists, Massachusetts Gerontology Association, the Psychologists in Long-Term Care, and the Massachusetts Psychological Association. She is an ad hoc reviewer for Clinical Gerontologist.

 


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Objectives

  1. Design individualized, evidence-based nonpharmacological interventions for managing eating and nutrition issues, sleep problems, aggression, and wandering in older adults with dementia.
  2. Describe the evidence base for nonpharmacological interventions for behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia, including their benefits, limitations, and appropriateness for different scenarios.
  3. Assess the physical and social environment to promote positive outcomes for people experiencing behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.
  4. Apply concepts of person-centered, trauma-informed, and culturally informed care to the treatment of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.
  5. Differentiate the relative impacts of culture, personal history, and individual preference on the development and treatment of behavioral and psychological symptoms in dementia.
  6. Evaluate ethical dilemmas that may arise in the use of nonpharmacological interventions for people experiencing behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.
  7. Determine collaborative problem-solving and knowledge sharing with other members of the health care team to develop effective intervention strategies for complex cases and challenging situations involving older adults with dementia.

Outline

Understand Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms in Dementia
  • Prevalence and risk factors for behavioral and psychological problems including agitation, wandering, sundowning, inappropriate sexual behavior, depression, anxiety, apathy, and sleep disturbances
Assessment of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms
  • Biomedical factors, e.g., current medical comorbidities, medication side effects
  • Psychosocial factors, e.g., relevant psychosocial history, social environment, sensory stimulation or deprivation, freedom of movement, cultural considerations
  • Select target symptoms appropriate for behavioral and psychological intervention
  • Use an individualized case conceptualization and multi-step problem-solving approach
  • Applications of trauma-informed, person-centered, and culturally responsive care principles in the context of caring for persons with dementia
Foundations of Behavioral Intervention
  • The Antecedent, Behavior, and Consequence (ABC) model of functional analysis
  • Using the ABCs to reduce behavioral and psychological symptoms in persons with dementia
  • Ethical and cultural considerations when considering the use of behavioral analysis
  • Pleasant activity scheduling and other common behavioral interventions
  • Engaging the health care team, staff, family, and other caregivers in behavioral interventions
Eating and Nutrition Problems
  • Assessment of potential causes and contributors to eating and nutrition problems
  • Considerations for promoting adequate nutrition and mealtime engagement
  • Evidence-based nonpharmacological strategies for managing eating difficulties and addressing weight loss
  • Case example(s)
Sleep Disturbance and Insomnia
  • Assessment of potential causes and contributors to insomnia and sleep-wake cycle disturbances
  • Evidence-based nonpharmacological strategies including light and activity therapy, sleep hygiene, routines, and environmental cues
  • Case example(s)
Aggression and Other Disruptive Behaviors
  • Assessment of potential causes and contributors to aggressive behavior
  • Evidence-based nonpharmacological strategies including staff communication techniques, de-escalation, preventative environmental modifications
  • Case example(s)
Wandering and Exit Seeking Behaviors
  • Assessment of potential causes and contributors to wandering and exit seeking
  • Evidence-based nonpharmacological strategies including environmental modifications, safe and appropriate freedom of movement, activity scheduling, exercise routines
  • Case example(s)

Target Audience

  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Advance Practice Registered Nurses
  • Nurses
  • Physician Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • Nursing Home Administrators
  • Social Workers

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