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Advanced Dementia at End of Life 1.1 - The normal brain and cognition
An introduction to essential concepts for understanding cognitive impairment and dementia that includes review of normal brain anatomy and function; overview of dementia pathophysiology; and discussion of seven elements of normal cognition.
Advanced Dementia at End of Life 1.2 - Assessment scales and the characteristics of advanced dementia
This program discusses the benefits to an interdisciplinary clinical group of using validated assessment scales to quantify and communicate the relative severity of a person’s dementia and milestones on their trajectory to end of life.
Advanced Dementia at End of Life 1.3 - Caring connections in advanced dementia
This program reviews ways to communicate and connect with a person who has lost the ability to form or comprehend speech in advanced dementia.
Advanced Dementia at End of Life 1.4 - Safety and the 3-step bedside dysphagia screen
This program describes factors that jeopardize the safety of a person with advanced dementia, reviews the mechanism of an effective swallow, and introduces a technique to assess safe swallow and reduce the risk of aspiration.