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Frontotemporal Disorders: Information for Patients, Families, and Caregivers

National Institute on Aging (NIA)

CE Credit: 1 Hour

Target Audience: Psychology CE | Counseling CE | Social Work CE | Occupational Therapy CEUs | Marriage & Family Therapy CE | Nutrition & Dietetics CE

Learning Level: Introductory

Course Type: Web-Based

Course Abstract

Frontotemporal Disorders: Information for Patients, Families, and Caregivers is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that describes what is known about frontotemporal dementia and other brain disorders that affect personality, behavior, language, and movement.

This introductory course from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) is intended to help people with frontotemporal disorders, their families, and caregivers learn more about these conditions and resources for coping. It explains what is known about the different types of disorders and how they are diagnosed. Most importantly, it describes how to treat and manage these difficult conditions, with practical advice for caregivers.

Closeout Course #10-67 | 2014 | 34 pages | 10 posttest questions

Learning Objectives

1. List and describe various types of frontotemporal disorders
2. Summarize what is known about the causes of frontotemporal disorders
3. Identify the components of a diagnostic process
4. Name the forms of therapy that are used to manage frontotemporal disorders
5. List recommendations for caregivers of individuals with frontotemporal disorders
CE INFORMATION

Professional Development Resources is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Professional Development Resources maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Professional Development Resources is also approved by the Florida Board of Psychology and the Office of School Psychology and is CE Broker compliant (#50-1635).

COURSE DIRECTIONS

This web-based course provides instant access to the course materials (PDF download) and CE test. After enrolling, click on My Account and scroll down to My Active Courses. From here you’ll see links to download/print the course materials and take the CE test (you can print the test to mark your answers on it while reading the course document).

Successful completion of the online CE test (80% required to pass, 3 chances to take) and course evaluation are required to earn a certificate of completion. Click here to learn more.

The difference between online and web-based courses is that web-based course documents were not created by us (they are published documents from external sources located in the public-domain for educational purposes). Please note page numbers in the abstract above as these documents are not generally formatted for printing.

About the Author(s)

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Since 1974, the NIA has been at the forefront of the Nation's research activities dedicated to understanding the nature of aging, supporting the health and well-being of older adults, and extending healthy, active years of life for more people. http://www.nia.nih.gov/

Instructor Disclosure: Not available. The content for this program was developed and published prior to the ASHA Continuing Education Board requiring instructional personnel to provide financial and nonfinancial disclosure statements.


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