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New Class: Dementia Diagnosis and Treatment
8/16/2012
Every 68 seconds another American develops Alzheimer's disease. Education and training in dementia care for heath care staff has been identified as a priority by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
TROUP, TX, August 15, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease (NPAAD) developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has set as a goal enhanced care quality and efficiency for the Alzheimer's and dementia population. High-quality care should be provided from the point of diagnosis onward in settings including doctor's offices, hospitals, people's homes and nursing homes. Care quality should be measured accurately and coupled with quality improvement tools. This instructional course has been designed for nurses, activity therapists, nursing assistants and other healthcare staff who are or may be caring for patients with dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Knowledge of dementia is critical for providing the specialized care that this disease requires. Therefore, education related specifically to the various dementias is critical for effective care for this population.

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About the author:
Dr. Chris Wolf is a clinical and neuropsychologist who is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Georgia. He is Board Certified in Clinical Psychology and also Behavioral Health Practice. He is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist. Dr. Wolf has been a Clinical Neuropsychologist with the Department of the Army since 2009. He diagnoses and treats active duty soldiers returning from combat who have suffered a traumatic brain injury. Prior to his current practice, he was the Director of Psychology for five years with the Rehabilitation Hospital of South Jersey where he worked extensively with geriatric patients who had suffered stroke and with persons who survived traumatic and acquired brain injury. During his career, Dr. Wolf has consulted to sub-acute rehabilitation and long-term care facilities. He is the founder of Memory-Loss-Facts.com. He lives with his wife Gail, son Ryan and Labrador Bambi in the greater Atlanta area.

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