presented by Jennifer Bottomley
Financial: Jennifer Bottomley receives an honorarium from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Jennifer Bottomley has no non-financial interests or relationships with MedBridge.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Jennifer Bottomley, PT, MS, PhD
Jennifer M. Bottomley, PT, MS, PhD, embodies the characteristics of leadership, having worked on committees and task forces and behind the scenes to advance the goals and vision of the profession of physical therapy for 40 years. Bottomley is an independent geriatric rehabilitation program consultant, advisor, and educator. Previously, she held clinical roles at Sunspectrum…Read full bio
1. Clinical Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's
In this chapter, the participant will describe the clinical features of Alzheimer's disease, and define terms used to describe and evaluate these clinical features.
2. Lab Section - Alzheimer’s Disease Assessment Tools
In this chapter, participants will demonstrate the skills to clinically test for Alzheimer's disease, including testing impairment of muscle tone, reflexes, range of motion, balance, and memory.
3. Additional Alzheimer’s Disease Assessment Tools
In this chapter, the participant will explore other assessment tools used to evaluate patients presenting with Alzheimer's disease. These assessments include the GDS, BCRS, advanced fall risk assessment, and pain scales.