Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

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March 9, 2020

Book cost: $30

Limited to participants

Must RSVP

Alzheimer’s Disease and
Dementia

1 Day

This 8 hour seminar covers up-to-date 
information on how to care effectively for those who have a dementia related illness. It is the required seminar for those pursuing Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP®) certification.
 

Includes: Binder, 8 BRN CE's

​Requires full attendance

Topics include:
 
• Diagnosis, Prognosis and Treatment
• Communication
• Feelings and Depression
• Repetitive Behavior
• Paranoia and Hallucination
• Wandering and Hoarding
Why take the class?
 
  • California State Assembly Bill 1570 which requires all direct care staff who work in any statewide Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) to be trained on dementia specific care needs​
  • ​CDPH in-service requirements for LTC
  • CE's from the Board of Registered Nursing
  • To provide care for your residents in Memory Care units​
• Aggressive Behaviors
• Catastrophic Reactions
• Intimacy and Sexuality
• Personal Care
• Pain
• Nutrition
• Activities
Wendy Deras is a Master’s prepared RN with over 20 years of teaching experience. She is both a National League of Nursing Certified Nurse Educator as well as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Psychiatric Mental Health Therapy. Most recently, she became certified as a trainer by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners to offer the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Seminar, a mandatory class to apply to be a Certified Dementia Practitioner.
• Environment
• Staff and Family Support
• Diversity
• Cultural Competence
• Spiritual Care
• End of Life

To see if you qualify through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners/International Council of Dementia Care Practitioners please visit:

www.nccdp.org

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