Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Seminar
As the number of dementia cases increase nationally and worldwide; there is a great necessity to ensure that caregivers are well trained to provide appropriate, competent, and sensitive direct care and support for the person with dementia as well as their caregivers.
The Certified Dementia Practitioner CDP is the earned credential that recognizes the highest standard in Alzheimer’s and Dementia education and that CDP certification has been achieved. The National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioner (NCCDP) exists to establish credentialing mechanisms for validating proficiency in Alzheimer’s and Dementia education and Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) certification and certified NCCDP Alzheimer’s dementia trainers and Certified Dementia Care Managers CDCM.
The Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care seminar is an 8-hour course designed to give individuals the edge in successfully providing care for people with dementia in a variety of settings. The seminar will outline all of the major symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease as well as ways to help patients and families cope with them. This is a required seminar for those pursuing certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP).
Applicants must qualify for certification; to review the Certified Dementia Practitioner qualifications visit the National Council of Certified Nursing Practitioners.
- To provide fundamental education on dementia and dementia care.
- To enhance the quality of life of dementia patients through educating care providers.
- Foster sensitivity & respect for the dementia client.
- To teach communication techniques.
- To provide sensitive approaches for assisting patients with activities of daily living.
This is a required seminar for those pursuing certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP).
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