Jennifer Kolb, LCSW; Social Work Consultant, reviewed and determined the course meets requirements for continuing education in the field of social work. This course is appropriate for masters and clinical level social workers. Jennifer graduated with a Master’s degree in Social Work with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Louisville, Kentucky. She specializes in school-based psychotherapy with children and adolescents, as well as licensing exam coaching and preparation.
Course By: This course is based on report on Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures by The Alzheimer's Association, created in 2017.
Course materials can be downloaded or read online. To receive a certificate of completion, you must complete a multiple-choice post-test with a score of 75% or better and complete a course evaluation.
This course provides a statistical resource for United States data related to Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia, as well as other dementias. This includes definitions of the types of dementia and a summary of current knowledge about Alzheimer’s disease. Additional sections address prevalence, mortality, caregiving, and use and costs of care and services. Finally, the course focuses on race, ethnicity, and Alzheimer’s disease.
- Assess the statistical data on the number of Americans with Alzheimer's disease nationally and for each state.
- Assess the statistical data on the number of family caregivers, hours of care provided, economic value of unpaid care nationally and for each state, and the impact of caregiving on caregivers.
- Assess the use and costs of health care, long-term care, and hospice care for people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
- Assess the statistical data on the number of deaths due to Alzheimer's disease nationally and for each state, and death rates by age.
- Delineate the current knowledge of the prevalence of Alzheimer's and other dementias in diverse population.
Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease
Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Brain
Genetic Abnormalities associated
Risk factors and treatment of
Prevalence of Alzheimer’s Disease
Differences between men and women
Racial and ethnic differences
Incidence of Alzheimer’s disease
Lifetime risk of Alzheimer’s disease
Trends in prevalence and incidence
of Alzheimer’s disease
Mortality and Morbidity
Unpaid vs. Paid caregivers
Use and Costs of Health Care,
Long-Term Care and Hospice
Special Report- Moving Forward
- Academic Review is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Academic Review maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.
- Academic Review, #1145, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Academic Review maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 1/10/2017 – 1/10/2020. Social workers completing this course receive five hours continuing education credits.
Continuing Education licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, are not always well defined and may even supersede the rules of a national accreditation organization. We recommend you contact the applicable state licensing board or accrediting organization for the latest regulations and specific requirements of your state when considering our programs for Continuing Education credit.
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