If you are a healthcare practitioner or caregiver, who works with Alzheimer's and Dementia individuals, this course is for you.
In this hands-on course, led by Dr. Jennifer Stelter, you’ll learn alternative therapies and approaches that you can put in place the next day.
You’ll receive 7 hours of fundamental training for the Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP).
The Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar is required for those pursuing certification as a CDP and who qualify for CDP certification.
In addition, you'll receive 1 extra hour of an in-depth view of non-pharmacological care, including the use of aromatherapy with therapeutic essential oils.
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This NCCDP Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminars has been approved by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners® and meets the criteria for those who qualify and are pursuing certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP).
Upon course completion, you can earn 8 continuing education (CE) credits through the Continuing Education Institute of Illinois and may apply for the Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) Certification through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.
Included in the cost you'll receive...
No form of videotaping nor laptops permitted in class to preserve the integrity of the training.
To view the different tracks please see the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners at www.nccdp.org.
"Even if you don't work with dementia patients, this course is helpful in supporting patients who may have a loved one suffering from dementia."
"This has been a very informative learning experience."
"It will make me a more effective therapist."
"So often in healthcare, we as providers sadly look at our day as things to do on a task list. This course reminds you to step back and look at the person as an individual and set interventions to meet their specific needs. Truly an amazing course."
"This program gave me additional training tools to help caregivers understand what their clients with dementia are feeling."
"Very well constructed program with up to date alternative therapies."
"This was a very informative program, will definitely help with our effects in educating our staff, caregivers, and families of our patients. The information on about how to anticipate our patients' needs in order to prevent the occurrence of problems common to the. It was really an eye opener, thank you!"
"The specific examples and interventions fro ADLs, pain, dining were extremely helpful."
"I have received specific and tailored information for the client population I work with."
"By having a more knowledgeable approach, outcomes will be better."
"Better prepared to work with dementia patients in field."
"I will be more understanding and patient in treating my patients having an illness/symptoms."
"Enlarged my understanding of dementia from the patients point of view, making future interactions more natural, coming from science and the heart."
"The program has given me more in-depth rationale for effective interventions, improving patient care, and is very helpful in improving patient will maintain/sustain highest level of safety and independence for a better quality of life."
"From this CDP class, I will be able to provide more meaningful experiences in resident programming for the memory care residents I work with."
"Different approaches and techniques to improve treatment and caring for patients. Ways to understand so we can respond appropriately to patients behavior and symptoms."
Refund & Cancellation Policy
If you cancel your registration and request a refund 2 or more weeks prior to the event you may receive a refund of the purchase price minus associated payment processing fees (PayPal fees).
If you cancel your registration and request a refund less than 2 weeks to the event you may receive a 50% refund of the purchase price minus associated payment processing fees (PayPal fees).
If you are absent without notice the day of the event you will not receive a refund or credit.