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Communicating with Persons with Dementia
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produced by Medcom (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 18 mins

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Communication is a fundamental component of human relationships. It is important for everyone to be able to communicate their needs and the choices that they are making, as a way to preserve our sense of identity. Particularly with people with dementia, communication can be challenging, but it is importa...

produced by Medcom (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 18 mins
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Dementia & Memory Care, Dementia Behavior Management
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produced by Medcom, in Dementia & Memory Care (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 29 mins

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It is common for problem behaviors to occur among older adults in the long term care setting, and these behaviors can negatively impact the resident’s health and quality of life. It doesn’t stop there, however, because the effects of problem behaviors are also felt by caregivers and other residents w...

produced by Medcom, in Dementia & Memory Care (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 29 mins
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Dementia & Memory Care, Family Issues with Dementia
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produced by Medcom, in Dementia & Memory Care (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 16 mins

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In order to build a meaningful and successful relationship with a resident, the caregiver must develop a meaningful and successful relationship with the resident’s family. Any concerns or difficulties that the family may have in regards to the resident must be addressed, and it is important to take the...

produced by Medcom, in Dementia & Memory Care (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 16 mins
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Dementia & Memory Care, Promoting Independence for Persons with Dementia
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produced by Medcom, in Dementia & Memory Care (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 19 mins

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Caregivers have a great responsibility in administering care to residents with dementia. The disease itself causes loss of judgment, reasoning, memory, and communication skills that can lead the resident with dementia into risk and danger if not properly managed. Activities of daily living can often be a...

produced by Medcom, in Dementia & Memory Care (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 19 mins
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Neurocognitive Disorder, Case 1: Susan, Case 1, Susan, Alzheimer's Dementia, Mental Status Exam - Advanced Decline
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produced by Symptom Media, in Neurocognitive Disorder, Case 1: Susan, Case 1 (Santa Monica, CA: Symptom Media, 2018), 1 min
The nurse unsuccessfully attempts to perform a Mental Status Exam with Susan. Susan stares past the nurse, making little to no eye contact and not responding to questions while playing with a sweater on her lap.
produced by Symptom Media, in Neurocognitive Disorder, Case 1: Susan, Case 1 (Santa Monica, CA: Symptom Media, 2018), 1 min
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Neurocognitive Disorder, Case 1: Susan, Case 1, Susan, Alzheimer's Dementia, Mental Status Exam - Mild Decline
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produced by Symptom Media, in Neurocognitive Disorder, Case 1: Susan, Case 1 (Santa Monica, CA: Symptom Media, 2018), 4 mins
Susan is able to answer the nurse’s questions with some difficulty. She remembers details as the current year and her children’s names. However, Susan is unable to answer questions such as the day, date, the president’s name, and the ages of her children. She finds it uncomfortable to continue to test her me...
produced by Symptom Media, in Neurocognitive Disorder, Case 1: Susan, Case 1 (Santa Monica, CA: Symptom Media, 2018), 4 mins
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Neurocognitive Disorder, Case 1: Susan, Case 1, Susan, Alzheimer's Dementia, Mental Status Exam - Moderate Decline
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produced by Symptom Media, in Neurocognitive Disorder, Case 1: Susan, Case 1 (Santa Monica, CA: Symptom Media, 2018), 2 mins
Susan demonstrates moderate decline while undergoing the Mental Status Exam. She is unable to answer questions such as the current day of the week, date, who the president is, or any of her children’s names. She often confabulates to compensate for lost memories.
produced by Symptom Media, in Neurocognitive Disorder, Case 1: Susan, Case 1 (Santa Monica, CA: Symptom Media, 2018), 2 mins
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Neurocognitive Disorder, Case 1: Susan, Case 1, Susan, Alzheimer's Dementia, Mental Status Exam - Very Mild Decline
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produced by Symptom Media, in Neurocognitive Disorder, Case 1: Susan, Case 1 (Santa Monica, CA: Symptom Media, 2018), 4 mins
Susan demonstrates very mild decline, answering the Mental Status Exam with uncertainty as to the date, math problems, and a full recounting of what she ate for breakfast. However, Susan is able to answer most other questions successfully including the names, ages, and birthdays of her children.
produced by Symptom Media, in Neurocognitive Disorder, Case 1: Susan, Case 1 (Santa Monica, CA: Symptom Media, 2018), 4 mins
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Neurocognitive Disorder, Case 1: Susan, Case 1, Susan, Core Video: Alzheimer's Dementia
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produced by Symptom Media, in Neurocognitive Disorder, Case 1: Susan, Case 1 (Santa Monica, CA: Symptom Media, 2018), 3 mins
Susan is 75 years old, young looking Caucasian female, with advanced stage Alzheimer’s Dementia. She exhibits agitation, poor judgment, socially inappropriate behavior, and wandering. Susan was admitted to the hospital after she stopped talking and would occasionally yell unprovoked. For the last few months, Sus...
produced by Symptom Media, in Neurocognitive Disorder, Case 1: Susan, Case 1 (Santa Monica, CA: Symptom Media, 2018), 3 mins
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Neurocognitive Disorder, Case 1: Susan, Case 1, Susan, Core Video: Alzheimer's Dementia, Conclusion of Case and Future Treatment Options
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produced by Symptom Media, in Neurocognitive Disorder, Case 1: Susan, Case 1 (Santa Monica, CA: Symptom Media, 2018), 2 mins
Subject Expert Karen B. Silva PhD, MSFN, RN-BC concludes her discussion of the case and future treament options for Susan, Core Video: Alzheimer's Dementia.
produced by Symptom Media, in Neurocognitive Disorder, Case 1: Susan, Case 1 (Santa Monica, CA: Symptom Media, 2018), 2 mins
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