People with dementia often refuse mouth care, which increases their risk for pneumonia and other infections. Learn how to recognize low levels of care-refusal behavior and specific strategies to manage this behavior.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information
Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Conferences Committee Disclosures: Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC..
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Rita Jablonski discloses other financial/material support as the owner of Dementia Centric Solutions LLC, for which business activities include training professional or informal caregivers to identify and manage behavioral symptoms exhibited by persons living with dementia.
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).
Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will recognize care-resistant behavior during mouth care and implement strategies to address these behaviors.