Apathy: Who Cares?

A better understanding of the the causes of apathy, recognizing and responding to signs and symptoms, its impact on an individual's ability to function, and practical strategies for providing optimal supports and services to optimize quality of life.

Aired on : 2/3/16

Target Audience

Registered Nurses and other healthcare professionals who work with the older adults and perswons with dementia.

Learning Objectives

After this presentation the learner will be able to:

  • Define what is meant by “apathy”.
  • Describe the behavioral phenotypes of apathy
  • Examine the functional impact of apathy
  • Discuss methods for the management and treatment of apathy
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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Attendance
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Matthew Cohen, PhD
Research Scientist
The Center on Assessment Research and Translation
University of Delaware
Department of Physical Therapy

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Attendance


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