On Demand: Uncovering the Mysteries of Dementia Behaviors (Part 1)

Sleuthing the Cause of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia


The purpose of this education activity is to enhance the  knowledge and skills of the long-term care/assisted living  Registered Nurse in the area of management of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) by addressing causes of BPSD and strategies for effective  evaluation and monitoring of patients exhibiting BPSD in an effort to promote appropriate management of BPSD for patients in long-term care as evidenced by the learner’s achievement of all activity objectives and a passing score on the activity post-test.  

Watch this informative webcast today! Learn the common causes and manifestations of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia.

In this webcast Dr. David Smith, MD, FAAFP, CMD will:

  • Identify psychiatric conditions, common in long-term care, which, in combination with dementia, may cause behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD).

  • Discuss cultural, social, physical, pharmacological, and resident-specific causes of BPSD.  

  • Describe the importance of and tools used for evaluating mental capacity, cognitive deficits, depression, and other conditions which may cause BPSD.  

This program offers 1.5 contact hour for Nurses, 1.5 CEU for Nursing Home Administrators, Assisted Living Facility Managers, Hospice Administrators and other alternate administrators.

Register for this program today and within one hour, you will receive an email with the LINK for the video webcast. The LINK will be active for seven (7) days from the date of registration.  You will need speakers to hear the presentation. After you watch the webcast, you can click on the link for the post test. A passing score is 80% or better. You will receive a certificate via email once you have successfully completed the post test.

To see an example of the program format, click on the DEMO tab.

mmLearn.org at Morningside Ministries is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The expiration date for this learner-paced program is July 1, 2016. 

This CNE activity meets the Texas BON's Geriatric Care/Older Adult education requirement.  Activity content includes:
Age-related memory changes and disease processes, including chronic conditions

This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours.  (Approval # 10122014-1.00-14119-dl-AVCONF) 

This course meets the training requirements as outlined in Ch. 97.259 of The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) for Administrators and Alternate Administrators in the State of Texas.


  • Where

  • Online Webcast available for viewing
    anytime between now and 09/01/2016