Alzheimer’s Disease

and Dementia Care

LIVE Online Seminar

Take the path to become a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP)

Who Should Attend?

This certification is open to all health care professionals. This includes but not limited to

  • Nurses,
  • Social Workers,
  • Front line staff,
  • Administrators,
  • Assistant Administrators,
  • Dementia Unit Managers,
  • Nursing Assistants,
  • Home Health Aides,
  • Personal Care Assistants,
  • Companions,
  • Physical Therapists,
  • Occupational Therapists,
  • Speech Therapists,
  • Senior Living Advisors,
  • Music, Art, and Alternative Therapists,
  • Chiropractors,
  • Pharmacists,
  • Pharmacy Consultants,
  • Clergy,
  • Elder Law Attorneys,
  • Senior Center Staff,
  • Hospitalists,
  • Physicians,
  • Dentists,
  • Dental Hygienists,
  • Activity Professionals,
  • Therapeutic Recreation,
  • Dietitians,
  • Nurse Practitioners,
  • Case Managers,
  • Aging Life Care Professionals,
  • Geriatric Care Managers,
  • Podiatrists,
  • Optometrists,
  • Audiologists,
  • Alzheimer’s coach,
  • Hospice providers, and etc

Anyone can attend the NCCDP Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar. If you are pursuing certification as a CDP®, you must complete the NCCDP Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar. You then have 30 days from the day you complete the seminar to submit your application to NCCDP to receive your Certification as a Dementia Practitioner. You may visit NCCDP to find out more about the application process and certification eligibility.

 

The NCCDP organization ensures the highest standards in Alzheimer’s and Dementia education through the Certified Dementia Practitioner certification process. The CDP certification demonstrates the achievement of specialized training in the areas of Alzheimer’s and Dementia care.

The CDP® certification represents a comprehensive knowledge in the area of dementia care by your achievement in :

  1. Completing the Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care seminar,
  2. Meeting the NCCDP requirements for CDP® certification,
  3. Applied for the CDP® certification, and
  4. Received the CDP® certification.

The certification is renewable every 2 years.

A CDP® certification reflects a deep personal commitment on the part of the health care professional and the organization’s sense of accountability by abiding by NCCDP the Ethic’s statement, inspiring confidence and dedication in an individual’s professional knowledge through quality of life and quality of care provided by the CDP® to the dementia patient.

Why become a Certified Dementia Practitioner?

  • CDP certification advances skills and knowledge in the Alzheimer’s and Dementia care field
  • CDP certification shows commitment to competency when working with a person living with dementia
  • CDP certification is a model for other health care professionals to follow
  • CDP certification provides more leaders in the health care field
  • CDP certification promotes best practices in the field of Alzheimer’s and Dementia care
  • CDP certification promotes education and in turn promotes professionalism
  • CDP certification develops a sense of pride
  • CDP certification allows one to provide the best care
  • CDP certification shows a personal commitment to education and training above and beyond regulations
  • CDP certification brings Dementia skills and knowledge to agencies, co-workers, patients and families
  • CDP certification enhances the ongoing dementia care that the health care professional provides
  • CDP certification provides families a sense of security and comfort in knowing that their loved one is being cared for by skilled, caring and competent professionals who have completed extensive comprehensive Alzheimer’s and Dementia training
  • CDP certification for healthcare professionals improves patient interventions and outcomes
  • CDP certification promotes certification as a means to ensure competent trained healthcare professionals in the areas of Alzheimer’s and Dementia care

Note:

  • You may NOT take this ONLINE LIVE class if another ADDC seminar is offered within a 2-hour radius of your location. Make sure to check here: https://www.nccdp.org/calendarix/calendar.php
  • A student handout notebook will also be mailed to you.
  • A CDP application will be provided to you in class/student handout notebook.
  • You will have 30 days to submit your application to NCCDP for consideration for CDP certification if you qualify.
  • No recording or screenshot allowed for the ADDC Seminar.
  • You must have a PC/ laptop and headset to participate.

This course is approved for Nurses thru CEU Network for the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington DC, Washington State and West Virginia.

This course is approved for PT/PTA in the state of Tennessee and Illinois

Tennessee Physical Therapy Association:

“Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar, the required course to be a Certified Dementia Practitioner” has been approved for 0.7 CEU’s/7 contact hours of Class 1 continuing education from 07/25/2020 – 07/24/2021.

APTA Tennessee approval number is 2020-162.

Illinois Physical Therapy Association:

“Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar” 841-7650 Approval Period of 11/1/2019-11/1/2020

“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.”

Seminar Schedule

  • Registration is 8:00 A.M.
  • Class begins 8:30 A.M.
  • Lunch Break 12:00 P.M to 1:00 P.M.
  • Lunch is on your own
  • Class ends 5:00 P.M.
  • Hand out Notebook provided
  • Computers and recording devices are prohibited in class.

    CDP application will be provided in class. Once the class ends you will mail in your CDP application if you qualify for CDP to the NCCDP  for consideration. The Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia Care seminar is but one of the requirements for CDP certification.

    Testimonials

    -Emma Shapiro, PT, DPT

    -Brandon Schaffer PT, DPT

    – Nino Chekhoshvili, Group Facilitator

    “Great course!”

    Sherry Pidgeon, OTR/L
    Occupational Therapist

    “Mike was incredible. I love his energy and all of the resources he provided the group. He is engaging, fun, and extremely knowledgeable. I’m so glad I took his course!”

    Christina MacAuley, CCC-SLP
    Speech Language Pathologist

     “Highly recommend this course for anyone who is a clinician or a caregiver.”

    Robyn Stephenson, OTR/L, PTA
    Occupational Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant

    “Dr. Mike is full of enthusiasm and positive energy that made the entire course easy and fun.”

    Stephen Oliver Baldo, PT, CLWT, DPT
    Doctor of Physical Therapy

    “Very interactive, No dull moment, Very informative.”

    Reynaldo Morales, PT
    Physical Therapist

    “Mike was a very engaging presenter. His passion for his work and his servant heart showed through in the way he presented the material. He was able to engage all the attendees throughout the two days and pushed us out of our comfort zone to truly learn how to go out and present the materials to other clinicians and to direct service consumers.

    I especially love the additional marketing tools that he provided the group and the continuous encouragement that we go out and teach the material to others and not just sit on the learning we have acquired. “

    Kailani B. Talton, OTR/L
    Occupational Therapist

    “I learned the types of Dementia and how to assist the client to engage in functional activity to prevent or decrease agitation of the caregiver and client. I also learned how to conduct an interview regarding the client’s abilities, physical function and cognitive status to best determine what level of assistance is needed to provide the best support. This course helped me to understand how I can utilize my experience and knowledge to assist those with dementia and provide support the caregiver.”

    Yolanda Bowdre, OTR/L
    Occupational Therapist

    I enjoyed the course! It was amazing and Mike made it super fun for us. I loved it that its via zoom, very convenient for everyone! Ive learned so many ideas on how to manage my patients through the experiences of other clinicians. The course was worth of my time, highly recommended!!!

    – Dr. Giselle Tan, PT, DPT

    Thank you for facilitating the ONLINE Live Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar. I have been wanting to take the course for a long time now.  Even though I am already an Independent Certified Positive Approach to Care Trainer and Coach, I am excited to become a Certified Dementia Practitioner.  I did learn some things from the course and look forward to adding them to my current trainings.  

    I still believe Positive Approach to Care (PAC) is the missing link to effectively caring for persons living with dementia.  I was very impressed with your presentation style.  I have attended many terrible continuing education courses with power point readers.  You really engaged the class well and you could see NO ONE on video.  

    Your “volunteer victor” scheme was genius in helping people to form presentation skills so they can actually use this information.   I found you to be very positive and encouraging and it really helped to motivate me to form some goals for 2020 and step out of my comfort zone.  

    Thank you for the experience.  I hope someday we can collaborate on something fun and maybe I see you as part of PAC cause you are ROCK!!!

    Amy S.

    “I already know most of the information on the CDP slides and book/manual since I’ve worked with the adult population for the past 5 years, but Mike engaged and encouraged all the attendees to participate by presenting on a slide on two to develop confidence in presenting the materials to others and that was very beneficial because I was forced out of my comfort zone.

    He also added real world information on how to market our new learning/certification in order to impact more service consumers in our community, and most of those are new knowledge.”

    Kailani B. Talton, OTR/L
    Occupational Therapist

    “The instructor was great. Dr. Chua kept the class active and had many experiences to share. He encouraged all of us to be the very best we can be. Loved learning with other health care providers with the same interest in being the very best for our residents, clients, families or loved ones with Alzheimer’s and dementia.”

    Jennifer Foster, LPN, LNHA
    Administrator

    “Better understanding of how to present information to other healthcare workers and families of patients with dementia. Great class, easy to follow, very informative.”

    Molly Kathleen Guzik, COTA
    Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

    Dr. Mike kept the energy going, always made sure we were participating since it was an online course, and always pulled in experiences from the students. I learned a lot from everyone’s sharing and questions. I feel more confident as a PT treating patients with dementia now.

    – Dr. Jayme Brainard

    Dr. Mike was NEVER boring, he is very engaging, the best instructor I had in my entire life.

    – Dr. Camille Catchillar, PT, DPT, LSVT Big Clinician

    Dates for the Seminar:

    Taught by Nccdp corporate approved instructors

    September 10, 2020
    September 16, 2020
    September 18, 2020
    September 22, 2020
    September 25, 2020
    October 6, 2020
    October 8, 2020
    October 15, 2020
    October 16, 2020
    October 23, 2020
    November 5, 2020
    November 10, 2020
    November 17, 2020
    November 19, 2020
    November 20, 2020
    December 4, 2020
    December 8, 2020
    December 9, 2020
    December 11, 2020
    December 14, 2020

    ONLINE Live Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Care Seminar

    $247.00

    LIVE online cost $247.00 including your student manual that will be shipped directly to you.

    You may NOT take this ONLINE LIVE class if another ADDC seminar is offered within a 2-hour radius of your location, within 30 days. Make sure to check here: https://www.nccdp.org/calendarix/calendar.php

    This rule does not apply to ACG and AFAPT group members

    *Cancellation fee of $75

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