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Alzheimer's Care
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produced by Medcom (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 21 mins

OVERVIEW: Today, Alzheimer’s is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. This brain disease destroys brain cells, causing problems with memory, thinking and behavior. It is the most common form of dementia. There is currently no cure, but new treatments are on the horizon as a result of acceleratin...

produced by Medcom (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 21 mins
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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 Care
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produced by Medcom (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 27 mins

OVERVIEW: Caregivers must maintain constant vigilance over their wards, taking every precaution to prevent unsafe wandering. While not all wandering is unsafe, caregivers in the long term care setting must understand that the potential for harm from a resident's wandering is ever present. Furthermore, they must kn...

produced by Medcom (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 27 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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Elopement Prevention
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produced by Medcom (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 24 mins

OVERVIEW: Caregivers must maintain constant vigilance over their wards, taking every precaution to prevent unsafe wandering. While not all wandering is unsafe, caregivers in the long term care setting must understand that the potential for harm from a resident's wandering is ever present. Furthermore, they must kn...

produced by Medcom (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 24 mins
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National Patient Safety Goals for Long Term Care 2019
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produced by Jon Frank, fl. 2014-2016, Medcom (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 26 mins

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This program provides nurses and other healthcare professionals with an understanding of the Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goals for long term care environments.

While the Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goals for long term care are largely unchanged for 2018, the look and feel...

produced by Jon Frank, fl. 2014-2016, Medcom (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 26 mins
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Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections in Long Term Care, Part 1, Prevention Review
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directed by Jon Frank, fl. 2014-2016; produced by Medcom Trainex, in Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections in Long Term Care, Part 1 (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 33 mins

OVERVIEW: Healthcare-associated infections in long term care are infections that develop after a resident's admission to a long term care facility. Elderly residents in both acute and long term care settings are particularly vulnerable to infections, partly due to the age-related decline in immunologic function, b...

directed by Jon Frank, fl. 2014-2016; produced by Medcom Trainex, in Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections in Long Term Care, Part 1 (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 33 mins
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Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections in Long Term Care, Part 2, Facility Concerns
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directed by Jon Frank, fl. 2014-2016; produced by Medcom Trainex, in Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections in Long Term Care, Part 2 (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 26 mins

OVERVIEW: Healthcare-associated infections in long term care are infections that develop after a resident's admission to a long term care facility. Elderly residents in both acute and long term care settings are particularly vulnerable to infections, partly due to the age-related decline in immunologic function,...

directed by Jon Frank, fl. 2014-2016; produced by Medcom Trainex, in Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections in Long Term Care, Part 2 (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 26 mins
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