Enhancing Interprofessional Practice in Dementia Care

Enhancing Interprofessional Practice in Dementia Care

Dates: Dec 14, 2019 [Sat 8am-12pm]

Price: $200

Continuing Education Units: 4


All proceeds from this course will be donated to the Foundation for Physical Therapy as part of the Mercer-Marquette Challenge

 Sorry, but we are unable to issue refunds


Course Description

This course will teach participants a structured, team-based approach to problem-solve challenging behaviors in patients who have dementia and to advocate for excellent dementia care that helps patients and families enjoy the highest quality of life possible. This highly-interactive, skills-based course will allow participants to practice newly-learned communication skills and plan for implementation of the skills in daily clinical practice

Course Objectives

By the end of the session, participants will be able to do the following to operationalize person-centered
dementia care improvement :

  • Use a structured team-based approach to problem-solve challenging dementia behavior situations.
  • Use simple coaching techniques to promote dementia competence among ourselves, staff and leadership.
  • Anticipate barriers and strategize solutions to culture & care behavior change in dementia communities.
  • Advocate for a community to deliver quality dementia care that helps the individual with brain change, families, and staff members live the highest possible quality of life from the beginning to the end of the journey


Victoria Hornyak, DPT, GCS

Dr. Rollin Wright

Peg Chabala