Dementia and the 4 M's (What Matters, Medication, Mentation, and Mobility)

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*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.

Target Audience

Physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, speech therapists, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, social workers, care coordinators, case managers, counselors, rehabilitation counselors

Description

This in-person, interactive course provides opportunity to learn and to practice approaches to improve quality of life and care for people living with dementia in all settings. Focusing on pain helps learners integrate brain change/brain failure (structural and chemical) within the structure of the 4 M's to produce in-depth communication, environment, and care strategies.
Lunch will be provided.

Presenter
Melanie Bunn, GNP, MSN, RN
Melanie Bunn is a skilled and experienced advanced practice nurse and nurse educator, conducting over 200 presentations and trainings annually to health professionals, community organizations, first responders, families and others. She is associated with Dementia Alliance of North Carolina, Teepa Snow’s Positive Approach to Care, Bunn Consulting, and Duke University School of Nursing. Melanie received her undergraduate degree in nursing from UNC-Chapel Hill (1983), her Master’s Degree from Clemson University (1987) and a Post-Master’s Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Certificate from Duke University (1991).

Location
Center for Learning and Development
5039 Airport Center Parkway
Building K
Charlotte, NC 28208-5885

Credit Information
Physical Therapy NCBPTE Contact Hours
South Piedmont AHEC, as part of the NC AHEC system, is an approved provider by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners with regard to activities directly related to physical therapy for continued competence.

Occupational Therapists
As of July 1, 2018, the NCBOT no longer accepts applications for pre-approval of CCAs. OT practitioners need to make sure they are completing activities that comply with Section .0800 of the NCBOT Rules. Please select contact hours for your certificate.

Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists
Audiologists or Speech-Language Pathologists: South Piedmont AHEC will issue Certificates of Completion only; the participant must self-track and record the certificate for ASHA Certification Documentation. Choose contact hours or CEUs.

Student rates are available for full-time students. See Registration Fees.

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Objectives

  • Describe the impact of brain change/dementia on what matters, medication, mentation, and mobility (what changes and what stays the same).
  • Discuss the syndrome of pain (and pain management) using the 4 M's within the context of dementia.
  • Demonstrate approach strategies to support care throughout the progression of dementia.
  • Identify the place for trauma-informed care in managing pain within the framework of the 4 Ms.

Contact

Stephanie Levi DPT

Sessions

Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Melanie Bunn GNP, MSN, RN
Date(s)
Sep 24, 2024
Time
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Check-In Time
7:30 AM
Credit
6.00 - CEU
6.00 - Contact Hours
6.00 - NCBPTE Contact Hours
Location
South Piedmont AHEC
Room
Classroom 17/18
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Sep 24, 2024
Time
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location
South Piedmont AHEC
Room
Classroom 17/18
Fees
$130.00
Pre-Registration Fee: Ends 12:00am on 4/22/2024
$50.00
Full-Time Student Fee
Credits
6.00
CEU
6.00
Contact Hours
6.00
NCBPTE Contact Hours