Nov 9 Event - Dr Mike Chua

Alzheimer's Disease And Dementia Seminar

The Illinois Chapter Continuing Education Committee has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval of Continuing Education offerings established by The Illinois Physical Therapy Association.

This is the required course to be a Certified Dementia Practitioner

The seminar is on Nov. 9, 2018, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The event will be held at
Marian PT Clinic, 70 North Locust, Manteno Illinois 60950

Why attend the seminar?

  • You want to be a Certified Dementia Practitionar
  • You have the passion to get an even deeper understanding of dementia
  • You want to be able to identify common causes of aggressive, repetitive and sundowning behaviors in adults
  • You will also learn how to overcome the challenges related to caregiver stress and utilize stress reduction techniques
  • You will learn behavioral/care interventions that may be used to prevent or reduce difficult care situations
  • Study alternative activity interventions that are success oriented and failure free
  • Receive a certificate of attendance in the seminar
  • Get 8 CEUs

About Your Instructor



Dr Mike Chua

Dr. Mike is a physical therapist practicing in Home Health, Skilled Nursing Facilities and Acute Care Hospital. 

He is also a Certified Dementia Practitioner that helps bring out the best in his dementia patients and their caregivers.

Additionally, he is a Certified Clinical Instructor, a Certified Dementia Practitioner, and a Senior Fitness Specialist.

He is a member of American Physical Therapist Association, Tennessee Physical Therapy Association, National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, Academy of Filipino-American Physical Therapist and National Academy of Sports Medicine. 

Michael stays up to date with the latest physical therapy and dementia re-direction techniques by attending various continuing education seminars to provide an evidence-based and cost-effective treatment.

Course Outline

  • Diagnosis
  • Prognosis
  • Treatment
  • Communication
  • Feelings
  • Depression
  • Repetitive Behavior
  • Paranoia, Hallucinations
  • Wandering
  • Hoarding
  • Aggressive Behaviors
  • Catastrophic Reactions
  • Intimacy and Sexuality
  • Personal Care
  • Pain, Nutrition Activities
  • Environment
  • Staff and Family Support
  • Diversity and Cultural Competence
  • Spiritual Care
  • End of Life
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