Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar 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. Take the Path to be a Certified Dementia Practitioner thru NCCDP” has been approved for 0.8 CEU’s/8 contact hours of Class 1 Continuing Education from 08/03/2019 – 08/02/2020.

TPTA Approval Number 2019-199.

Illinois Physical Therapy Association:

“Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar” 841-7225 Approval Period of 11/01/2018 to 11/01/2019

“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.”

Lesson Outline

Day 1

Saturday:
10am to 12pm
  • Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
  • Communications and Feelings
1pm to 3pm
  • Depression and Repetitive Behaviors
  • Delusions, Hallucinations, Hoarding and Wandering

Day 2

Sunday:

10am to 12pm
  • Aggressive Behaviors, Catastrophic Reactions,
  • Intimacy & Sexuality
  • Personal Care
1pm to 3pm
  • Activities
  • Environment
  • Staff and Family Support
  • Diversity and Cultural Competence
  • Spiritual Care and End of Life

Testimonials

  – Emma Shapiro

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.

Dates for the seminar:

Jan 18 to 19, 2020 10AM to 3PM CST
Feb 22 to 23, 2020 10AM to 3PM CST
March 28 to 29, 2020 10AM to 3PM CST
April 25 to 26, 2020 10AM to 3PM CST
May 30 to 31, 2019 10AM to 3PM CST
June 27 to 28, 2020 10AM to 3PM CST
July 25 to 26, 2020 10AM to 3PM CST
Aug 29 to 30, 2020 10AM to 3PM CST
Sept 19 to 20, 2020 10AM to 3PM CST
Oct 24 to 25, 2020 10AM to 3PM CST
Nov 21 to 22, 2020 10AM to 3PM CST
Dec 12 to 13, 2020 10AM to 3PM CST

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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