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Dementia/Cognitive Impairment: Identifying, Understanding & Managing Difficult Behaviors


During the course of this online Dementia/Cognitive Impairment course you will study and develop you understanding of:

  • Myths, Fallacies and reasons why you NEED this course
  • Modifiable behaviors common to those suffering memory impairment
  • Dementia - What is it?
  • The Importance of an accurate diagnosis
  • Delirium, Depression and Dementia
  • Economic and Social Impact
  • The 3 Stages of Dementia
  • Portions of the brain affected by Dementia
  • Walking a mile in the moccasins of a person with dementia
  • Communication with those afflicted
  • Covering Your Assets
  • Understanding ABCs of behavior modification
  • Case Studies applying ABC concept


This Course:

  • Designed as an overview of various Dementias, Alzheimer's Disease and other Memory Impairments
  • Identifies the most recurring difficult behaviors to manage in persons suffering from these impairments
  • Introduces an intervention which treats the difficult behavior as a system rather than as a random occurrence
  • Uses solid examples and anecdotes from real-life experiences to help the curriculum come to life as well as make it more entertaining


course quick facts
course code 125
cost $86.95
estimated time to
complete course
7 Hours
course materials