Volunteer Alzheimer’s 1-Hour Module Test

Empath Health volunteers are required to take training about caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementias. Below (in red) is a link to the 1-hour Self-Learning Module that you can save to your computer if you choose. When you are ready you can take the test below.

Caring for the Person with Alzheimer’s and Other Dementia Diseases (1-Hour Self-Learning Module)

Please make sure you fill out your contact information as well as the area where you volunteer.
Please contact your volunteer coordinator for more information.

Caring for A Person with Alzheimer's or Other Dementia Diseases 1-Hour Post Test

Your Name(Required)

Choose the correct answers below:

There is a cure for Alzheimer's disease.(Required)
Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia.(Required)
Patients with Alzheimer's disease and their family members experience feelings of loss and grief.(Required)
The syndrome of subjective memory problems has come to be called:(Required)
Fill in the blank. The following symptoms are signs of (blank) - stage Alzheimer's disease: difficulty swallowing, little/no response to environment, usually unable to respond to name, inability to eat, inability to walk.(Required)
A patient with dementia can always control his/her aggressive behavior.(Required)
Alzheimer's disease can only be confirmed by:(Required)
Dementia is not a disease in itself but is a symptom of other disorders of which Alzheimer's disease is one type.(Required)
Patients with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders may be able to feel emotion throughout all stages of the disease process and even when they cannot express or show emotion.(Required)
Correcting, arguing with and constantly reorienting a patient with Alzheimer's disease will help decrease their memory loss.(Required)
Encouraging the caregiver to share their feelings with a psychosocial professional, friends, and spiritual care provider or in a support group may help them feel as though they are not alone.(Required)
Often much of the financial burden of caring for a patient with Alzheimer's disease falls on the patient and family.(Required)
Alzheimer's disease is reversible.(Required)
When communicating with someone with Alzheimer's disease or another similar dementia you should be willing to rephrase and repeat what is not understood.(Required)
We can help caregivers by encouraging verbalization of their feelings, by actively listening to their concerns, and by encouraging them to see assistance from family, friends, and healthcare professionals.(Required)
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