Treatment Implications for Mid Stage Dementia
(2026)


CREDIT HOURS: 3
Course Description
This interactive online course is designed for the beginner and intermediate healthcare professional interested in learning more about how to be effective interacting with clients with mid-stage dementia. The stages of dementia will be reviewed (early, middle, and late), with a specific emphasis on the key features of mid-stage dementia. Learners who take this course will gain a tremendous understanding of the mid-stage client, and the many ways the dementia disease process impacts behavior and activities of daily living.

Teaching methods for this course include: course content delivered in text format, pictures, interactive activities, case studies, e-mail to the instructor, references and resources, student discussion board, and individual hands-on assignments.

Course Goal: Participants will be able to identify key features of mid-stage dementia, being able to design effective treatment plans that facilitate client engagement in activities of daily living.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this interactive online course, the learner will be able to:

  • Determine if an individual has early, middle, or late stage dementia
  • Minimize unwanted behaviors typically experienced by clients with mid-stage dementia
  • Organize successful client participation in treatment exercises and activities
  • Develop caregiver strategies that foster successful engagement in activities of daily living
  • Integrate effective functional maintenance plans for the mid-stage resident living in institutionalized environments
     

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