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MTGEC Alzheimer's Online Training Program   

The Montana Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (MGWEP) provides geriatric education and training for patients, families, caregivers, direct care workers, health professionals, students, faculty and residents in a variety of settings and formats to meet the health needs of the older residents across the state of Montana.

The ADRD course provides an overview of the incidence and prevalence of cognitive decline in the older adult population; a review of signs and symptoms of cognitive decline in older persons; discussion of screening tests, treatment and follow up.  Patients as Partners describes a six-step approach to a collaborative model of the provider patient relationship. Various methods for effective communication and special issues associated with older persons and persons of different ethnic backgrounds.

Course content:

  • Cognitive Decline and Dementia in Older Adults
  • Patients as Partners
  • Screening for Cognitive Impairment

Registration to the course gains participants a 6-month enrollment period, providing a convenient and flexible online format. Participants complete a final course evaluation to earn the certificate of completion (CEU’s). 

For more information, visit: Montana Geriatric Education Center.

To register, select the "Add to Cart" button below and follow the instructions provided. Within 24 hours of registration, you will receive login information. The subject line of the email will be: “University of Montana Online Course Access.” Please note that payment must be received before the login information will be sent to you. If you do not receive this email, be sure to check your spam folder as it may have been delivered there.

 

 

Title: MTGEC Alzheimer's Online Training Program
Credits: 0.00
Dates: 7/1/2021 - 12/20/2021
Instructor: Montana Geriatric Education Center
Fee: $0.00

This course is open to Montana residents only. 

 
 

Title: MTGEC Alzheimer's Online Training Program
Credits: 0.00
Dates: 7/1/2021 - 12/20/2021
Instructor: Montana Geriatric Education Center
Fee: $25.00

This course is open to out-of-state residents only.