Education and Training Center


Friday, August 11, 2023 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM CDT
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CE Coordinator 
Rehab Connections 

Brain Day PLUS Dementia Training


Interactive and virtual event! No test! 

Virtual attendance = Live credit!

Scroll to bottom for updated Reviews, Comments, and Pearls from this workshop in 2023 

According to Public Act 102-0399 "For license or registration renewals occurring on or after January 1, 2023, a health care professional who has continuing education requirements must complete at least a one-hour course in training on the diagnosis, treatment, and care of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias per renewal period. This training shall include, but not be limited to, assessment and diagnosis, effective communication strategies, and management and care planning. This requirement shall only apply to health care professionals who provide health care services to, and have direct patient interactions with, adult populations age 26 or older in the practice of their profession."

Join us for this relevant and unique educational event -- it's more than information,
this is training to enhance another important awareness skill!

This virtual workshop starts with training including the assessment and diagnosis, effective communication strategies, and management and care planning of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Then this workshop offers a holistic perspective of the brain for PT/OT patient care. By seeing structural changes in the brain, clinicians have a greater appreciation for functional impairments and behavior. The role of inflammation, exercise, and medications relevant to the brain are highlighted in this workshop as key considerations in our selection and progression of therapeutic interventions.

Dementia Training Topics
  • Assessment and diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
  • Effective communication strategies with diagnosed individuals and caregivers
  • Management and care planning relevant to PT/OT practice settings for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
By the completion of the training class the participant will be able to correctly:
1. Describe updated diagnostic guidelines of the three stages of Alzheimer’s disease including the core clinical criteria for the diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment.
2. Identify key components in the management and support of individuals with cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

Brain Day Topics 
  • Impact of inflammation on brain function
  • Medication side effects/adverse drug reactions and potential nutrient depletion that may impact brain function and PT/OT rehab progressions
  • Lifestyle education specific to brain health as a component of rehab
  • Benefits of exercise for brain health and healing
  • Brain SPECT images of brain dysfunction related to injury, dementia, sleep apnea, and more
By the completion of the workshop the participant will be able to correctly:
  1. Describe optimal effects of exercise on the brain.
  2. Recognize common medications that may impact brain function.
  3. Discuss contributors to inflammation that are associated with brain dysfunction.

For an optimal learning experience for all clinicians, seats are limited and pre-registration is required.

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Reviews, Comments, and Pearls from this workshop in 2023 
  • Wonderful presentation by Sheryl Poremba. I have a much greater understanding now of the human brain and some of the ways to maintain or improve it's level of function such as diet, sleep and exercise.
  • Great course, very informative.
  • Course was extremely informative.
  • Great course as usual.
  • Very informative topic.
  • Thanks for an informative class!
  • Always love your courses!!!
  • Another great class! Thank you for everything!
  • Awesome and very interesting. You have great slide presentations and updated research material.
  • Great CE, very professional, and informative.
  • Great course! I enjoy the virtual format and the half day courses. Thank you!!
  • Excellent presentation. Well worth the time.
  • Great class! Thank you for the information.
  • Course was great at helpful for personal and work life. Lots of great tips for patients.
  • Excellent course, learned a lot.
  • Thank you for sharing your expertise, love the courses. I do learn a lot!
  • Sheryl I look forward to MANY more classes with you. I mean that.
  • Like the crossover among multiple courses.
  • I always appreciate your classes and knowledge.
  • Thank you so much. As always very informative!
  • Excellent speaker.
  • Great course. Love coming here for CEUs.
  • Sheryl is very entertaining and knowledgeable. I appreciate you keeping me up-to-date!
  • Thank you Sheryl! This was so helpful.
  • Really enjoyed.