The John A. Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing at Penn State
Participants of this online Continuing Education course receive one free nursing contact hour. This course involves educating family members and other caregivers on the positive outcomes of providing mouth care and the best methods for providing mouth care to patients; whether they have dentures or their natural teeth. Participants will also learn how to apply the Need-Driven Dementia-Compromised Behavior Model to situations involving patients with dementia who resist care.
State two positive outcomes of providing mouth care.
Describe the best way to provide mouth care to persons with their own teeth and to those persons with dentures.
Apply the Need-Driven Dementia-Compromised Behavior Model to situations where a person with dementia resists mouth care.
This CE is one in a series of Continuing Education Online courses being offered through the Pennsylvania State University School of Nursing. In partnership with the Penn State University Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence, 3 courses in the series are being offered at no charge. These courses are: Research Applications: Delivering Mouth Care to Persons with Dementia, Transition of Elders to Extended Care Facilities, and Delirium. The Penn State University School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurse Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. To view the rest of the series, please visit http://www.outreach.psu.edu/programs/nursing-portal/courses.html
To view this CE, you will need high speed internet access and speakers.
To register for this course:
Scroll through page and find course, RESEARCH APPLICATIONS: DELIVERING MOUTH CARE TO PERSONS WITH DEMENTIA, NURS 8171A. Click “Register” and proceed to “Checkout.”
Enter the first name of the registrant as requested. “Select” and “Add” the course.
If you are not a Penn State student, “Proceed Without Logging In.” Enter email address to receive your receipt. Complete “Participant Setup” and “Create a New Account.” Then click “Check Out.”
You will receive a receipt indicating that you have registered for the course and providing a link to access the course online though the ANGEL course management system.
A second email will be sent to you with a userid and password to access the Angel online course system. Log in and your course can be accessed under “My Groups.”