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Gerontology Certificate Course: Behavioral Interventions & Clinical Strategies
DVD Video
$439.99 USD
$219.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 8+ hours   Instructions
Length:
11 hr 28 min
Details:
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
Author:
GEOFFREY W LANE, PHD, ABPP
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
1/26/2018
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV020725
Objectives
  1. Establish how evidence based theories on aging influence the field of gerontology.
  2. Determine what constitutes “normal aging” and describe how clinicians can discriminate it from cognitive decline.
  3. Communicate how clinicians can operationalize research related to nutrition, exercise and socialization to improve the wellbeing of older clients.
  4. Delineate how technological innovations in living environments can be used to help increase support, independence and quality of life for the elderly.
  5. Analyze and summarize research exploring the relationship between spirituality, aging and positive health outcomes. 
  6. Specify how the cultural background of clients can impact end of life decisions and care needs.
  7. Determine an approach to evaluate and assess the cognitive function of geriatric clients.
  8. Characterize how clinicians can differentiate between types of dementias by understanding the manifestations of each type.
  9. Evaluate how safety risks related to major neurocognitive disorders in older adults can be identified and mitigated.
  10. Correlate how issues surrounding aging, dying, and bereavement impact clinical approach with clients and their families.
  11. Communicate appropriate strategies for clinicians to handle ethical issues related to confidentiality and capacity when working with the geriatric population.
  12. Connect current research on dementia causes and treatments to potential impacts on clinical interventions in the future.
Outline
Normal Aging and the Promotion of Healthy Aging
  • The Multidisciplinary Field of Gerontology
    • Evidence-Based Theories of Aging
  • Normal Aging
    • Cognition
    • Physical health
    • Mental health
    • Sexuality
      • Common issues
  • Clinical strategies to promote positive aging
    • The role of midlife
    • Socialization
    • Exercise
    • Nutrition
  • Gerontechnology interventions
    • Supportive systems and aging in place
      • Current technologies
      • Future horizons
    • Ethics of technology
  • Ethics, aging, and future planning
    • Spirituality
    • End of life care
    • Death, dying, and bereavement
      • Sexual bereavement after death of a significant other
When Aging Goes Awry
  • Early detection: When aging is not so normal
  • Geriatric assessment: Special considerations
    • Cognitive
    • Emotional
    • Functional
  • Mild neurocognitive disorders
  • Major neurocognitive disorders
    • Alzheimer’s disease
    • Vascular Dementia
    • Parkinson’s
    • Lewy Body Dementia
    • Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
    • Dementia
      • Clinical presentations
      • Behavioral interventions
      • Safety issues
      • Pharmacological interventions
    • Other disorders of aging
  • Risk management: Ethics, aging, and elder law
    • What clinicians need to know
    • Elders at risk: Clinical, ethical, and legal considerations
      • Confidentiality
      • Working with adult children of elders
    • Capacity/Competency
    • Dementia and end of life care across cultures
  • Current research in dementia: causes and treatments
    • Aging and hope: not as bad as we thought 
Author

GEOFFREY W LANE, PHD, ABPP

Geoffrey W. Lane, PhD, ABPP, is a board-certified Geropsychologist (ABGERO) who has trained and practiced at nursing homes and research centers in the Veterans Health Administration, and has been staff Geropsychologist at the VA Palo Alto Healthcare System’s Livermore Community Living Center for the last 10 years. Dr. Lane has worked for the Institute on Aging in San Francisco as a neuropsychological assessment consultant, and as a Neuropsychologist for the San Jose based “Rehab Without Walls.” He has a BA in Psychology from Reed College and a PhD from Palo Alto University.

Dr. Lane completed specialty geropsychology training as a predoctoral intern at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), and as a geropsychology postdoctoral fellow at the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York State. Dr. Lane has clinical and scholarly interests in behavioral management techniques in dementia, gerontechnology, and geropsychological assessment, and has multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals and in edited volumes.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Geoffrey Lane has an employment relationship with VA Palo Alto Healthcare System; and with Avenida, Rose Kleiner Adult Day Health Center. He is newsletter Editor-In-Chief for Psychologists in Long Term Care (PLTC). Dr. Lane receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Geoffrey Lane is a member for Psychologists in Long Term Care.
Continuing Education Credits
Save time and $10 off the price of other submission methods – purchase & take the CE test online for $19.99 USD per participant. Additional processing fees apply for other submission methods (i.e. mail, fax, etc.). Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations.

Certificates of Successful Completion are available for email, download and/or printing from your online account immediately following the successful completion of the post-test/evaluation.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. 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 professions standards.


Counselors
This intermediate self-study activity consists of 11.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

South Carolina Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists: This program has been approved for 11.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.

Texas Counselors: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This self-study course qualifies for 11.0 continuing education credits.

New York Counselors: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This self-study activity will qualify for 13.75 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Marriage & Family Therapists
This self-study activity consists of 11.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Texas Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider #: 503. This self-study activity qualifies for 11.0 continuing education credits.

Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #: 168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 11.0 credits.

New York Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This self-study activity will qualify for 13.75 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists - Credit Available Until: 1/26/2021
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PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 11.4 contact hours. Expires: 1/26/2021.

California Nurses: PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #:17118 for 11.0 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.

Florida Nurses:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 11.0 self-study contact hours.

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 11.4 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.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants - Credit Available Until: 1/26/2020
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PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. This self-study course qualifies for 11.0 self-study contact hours or 1.1 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate. Expires: 1/26/2020.

Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistant:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 11.4 continuing education credits.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
This self-study course consists of 11.25 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.

California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants:
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PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 11.25 continuing competency hours.

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 11.0 CE credit hours.

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 13.7 contact hours.

Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: This self-study activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2106032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 11.25 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.


Psychologists
This self-study activity consists of 11.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline and the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity. Contact us for more information on your state board or organization specific filing requirements. American Psychological Association credits are not available.

Canadian Psychologists: PESI, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 11.0 self-study continuing education hours. Full credit statement at: www.pesi.com/cpa-statement

Florida Board of Psychology:
Florida
PESI, Inc., is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology. Provider Number 50-399. This product qualifies for 11.4 self-study continuing education credits. Please make sure to bring your license number to the seminar so that we can report your attendance to CE Brokers.

Ohio Psychologist: PESI, Inc. is approved by the Ohio Psychological Association, Provider #263896894, to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. PESI is offering this self-study activity for 6.25 Standard hours of continuing education credit.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists
This course contains 11.0 hours of self-study continuing education. It was not offered for ASHA CEUs. Please retain your certificate of completion. If audited for ASHA Certification Maintenance, you can submit this certificate of completion at that time. For state licensure, teacher certification renewal, or other credential renewal, contact those agencies for information about your reporting responsibilities and requirements.

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 11.0 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.

Kansas Speech-Language Pathologists: Approved for 13.5 self-study continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.


Social Workers
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PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this self-study course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 11.25 Clinical Practice continuing education credits. Course Level: Intermediate. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.

Colorado Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This course has been approved for 11.4 continuing education hours.

California Social Workers/ Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists/Licensed Educational Psychologists: 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 activity consists of 11.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.

Pennsylvania Social Workers/Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists: This intermediate activity consists of 11.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required, variable credits may not be awarded per the Pennsylvania State Board.

Florida Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors:
Florida
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 11.25 continuing education credits.

Illinois Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 11.0 contact hours.

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 11.0 continuing education hours.

Minnesota Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study course has been approved for 11.0 continuing education hours. A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of a post-test.

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 13.75 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. Expires: December 31, 2020.

Ohio Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #: RCST071001. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 11.25 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Other Professions
This self-study activity qualifies for 11.25 clock hours of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Disclaimer: **Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.
**It is your ethical responsibility to report accurate hours to your licensing board.
**All self-study participants must complete and pass (80% or better) a post-test/evaluation prior to receiving a certificate of completion. If you require a copy of the test/evaluation for CE purposes, please print at the time you take the test. Or you may call our customer service department and a copy of your test/evaluation will be emailed to you. Please allow 30-45 days.


Audience
  • Counselors
  • Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurses
  • Nursing Home Administrators
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Speech-Language Pathology