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Understanding Dementia - DVD (w/Home-study exam)

Whether the patient is an elderly widow struggling to stay in his/her own home or a retiring combat veteran with a serious brain injury, Health Professionals are constantly asked to navigate an increasingly complex system with less help, fewer resources, and almost impossible expectations. This seminar “Understanding Dementia” will help Health Professionals better understand the physical, mental, & emotional consequences of conditions ranging from sports related injuries in adolescents to Alzheimer’s in the frail elderly. Health professionals completing this course will also gain insights into the stress, anxiety, and depression that often plague dementia patients and their families. Incorporating these insights into daily practice and sharing this information with colleagues, staff, and caregivers can enhance quality of life for everyone involved.
$81.00

Learning Objectives

 

  1. Discuss the components and stages of memory, including those relating to sensory, short-term, long-term, and retrieval.
  2. Define key aspects of normal forgetting, age-associated memory impairment, mild cognitive impairment, and dementia.
  3. Outline the risk factors, symptoms, and treatments for reversible and irreversible dementias.
  4. Identify the connection among cardiovascular disease, vascular dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease.
  5. Describe the different characteristics, progression factors, and treatments for a mild concussion, severe traumatic brain injury, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
  6. Describe, for this course, the implications in dentistry, mental health, and other health professionals.
Products specifications
Instructor J. Coggin, M.D.
Contact Hours: 6
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Understanding Cravings and Emotions - DVD (w/Home-study exam)

Stress, anxiety, depression, dementia, sleep disorders, and a host of medications can wreak havoc on patients' appetite. Cravings for salt, sugar, and fat can easily undermine even the best efforts to manage hypertension, diabetes, and weight. This seminar on Understanding Cravings and Emotions is designed to help Health Professionals gain insight into this complex clinical and social dilemma. Health Professionals will also appreciate practical suggestions for creating healthier routines, using specific foods, meals, and snacks to stabilize mood, and learning how to recognize emotional eating in patients.
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Food Addiction, Obesity & Diabetes - CD format

This 4-disc audio program on “Food Addiction, Obesity and Diabetes” will provide Health Professionals with a comprehensive overview of appetite regulation, food cravings & addiction, useful strategies to normalize weight and recommendations for managing diabetes. Eating disorders are typically associated with young and middle-aged patients. However, many older individuals with endocrine disorders (hyperthyroidism, Cushing’s, diabetes) experience derangements of appetite. Similarly, many patients with neurological problems (strokes, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, various forms of dementia, head injury, etc.) may develop problematic cravings and other appetite changes. This course will help Health Professionals gain helpful insights into the care of these complicated patients.
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Food, Mood & Cognition - CD format

This 5-CD audio program describes how nutrition can be used to enhance cognitive function. Characterizes the relationship between diet, obesity, and poor mental health. Describes how gut health can affect brain health, and vice versa. Explains how stress and inflammation impact the gut and the brain, and therefore influence our physical and mental health. Lists interventions to improve appetite control and mood. Outlines the relationship between food, mood, and dental health.