In this webinar, we will discuss specific strategies to facilitate communication with people who have dementia. We will focus on Alzheimer’s dementia, covering topics related to memory and communication, including hearing loss, with examples of practical evidence-based techniques that you can put into immediate practice.
After participating in the webinar, learners will be able to do the following:
- Define dementia and its most common cause.
- Explain cognitive changes in Alzheimer’s dementia.
- Describe communication and how it is affected by the cognitive changes of dementia.
- Use specific techniques to improve communication with people who have dementia.
The webinar includes a LIVE Q&A with representatives from the CLPNA Professional Practice department and the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta.
This webinar is FREE! No registration fee to attend.
WEBINAR: Communication Strategies to Support People Living with Dementia
April 20, 2023 – 12:00-1:00pm (MST)
April 27, 2023 – 3:00-4:00pm (MST)
Unable to attend or want to watch again? This presentation will be available on our LPN Professional Development playlist on YouTube.
A webinar is a live seminar attended using an internet-connected computer or mobile device, allowing participants in different locations to see and hear the live presenter and ask questions. Registration is required to receive the website link to the presentation and email reminders.
For more information, please contact: Email the CLPNA’s Professional Development Department