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When Wandering Turns Dangerous: Managing Wandering Behaviors in the Home and Community

April 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Betty Robison, MSN, RN-BC, Gerontology Educator,
Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services and the University of Pittsburgh

Course Objectives:
 Define high risk wandering and why it occurs in older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
 Differentiate wandering from high risk wandering.
 Discuss methods for preventing high risk wandering.
 Explore principles of search and rescue for an older adult with dementia.

Program is open at no cost to community providers working with persons who have ADRD or their caregivers.
Continuing Education: L/CSW, LPC, LMFT (Pa.) and Nursing at no cost for registrants.

This learning activity is being jointly provided by the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing. The School is an accredited provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Participants completing the learning activity may be awarded a maximum of 2 contact hours. Program supported by Health Resources and Services Administration Grant #U1QHP28736

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April 25, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Southwest PA Area Agency on Aging
305 Chamber Plaza
Charleroi, PA 15022 United States
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