Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

Take the path to certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners and International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. The Alzheimer Disease and Dementia Care Seminar is the required seminar for those pursuing CDP certification and who qualify through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners/International Council of Dementia Care Practitioners.
Take the path to certification as a Certified First Responder-Dementia Trained, CFR-DT through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners and International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. The First Responder-Dementia Trained Seminar is the required seminar for those pursuing their CFR-DT

Exceed the Status Quo of Dementia Care

Flexible Times
Schedule a seminar on-site
Attend a seminar to become a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the NCCDP. This will allow you to apply for your Certified Dementia Practitioner License through the NCCDP.

How to become a CDP

This is the required seminar for those pursuing CDP certification and who qualify through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners/International Council of Dementia Care Practitioners.

The Certified Dementia Practitioner is a person who has met the highest standard in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Education. He/She is certified by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP)/International l Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (ICCDP).

Not interested in becoming a CDP,however would like to educate yourself of working with Dementia and Alzheimer’s patients then this class if for you as well.

$185

How to become a CFR-DT

Contact us to have a class held on site. This class is a 4 hour seminar.

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Who Should Attend?
The Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Seminar

All health care professionals and front line staff desiring to apply for a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) from the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners including, but not limited to CNA’s, home health aides, activity professionals, social workers, nurses, rehabilitation professionals, administrators, physicians, pharmacists, and dementia unit managers who provide direct care for dementia residents. This seminar is designed for all healthcare providers and any individuals who have a desire to increase their knowledge about Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease conditions. This seminar will empower staff and caregivers to have a better understanding of best care practices.

Certified First Responder-Dementia Trained, CFR-DT

Contact us today for a quote and schedule.

 

Presenter Bio:

Susan Hudson, RDH,CFRDT,CADDCT,COTP, CCDPT

Is a Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer for the International/National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Susan has worked within Senior Living Communities over the past 6 years. She also served as a clinical instructor in the dental hygiene program at CVCC. Susan has dealt first hand with dementia within her immediate family. She understands the challenges that face health care workers as well as family members.Susan is also a Certified Online Training Professional through the COTPP. Susan has more than 25 years of experience as a registered dental hygienist and working with clients with dementia.

Susan has furthered her Dementia training to become a Certified First Responder Dementia Trainer. It is vital that our First Responders receive proper training to be competent and secure with their interactions with the dementia population.

Susan is excited to announce that she is now a Certified Correctional Personnel Dementia Trainer.  She will be training throughout the country in Correctional Facilities.  

“Susan’s passion for what she is doing, command of the material being presented along and her engaging personality made the day go by quickly.”

-Jimmy Stewart, Hearing at Home

Seminar Information

8.0 Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care Seminar

Course Schedule:
8:00am Registration(final payment required)
8:30am Course Content Begins
12:00pm Lunch
1:00pm Course Content
5:00 pm Certificates Awarded

*Two breaks will also be provided

Registration Information

Tuition is $185.00 per person.

You will receive a syllabus, 3 ring binder with course content, a CDP application, and certificate of completion. You will receive a confirmation of your registration via email with directions to the classroom site.

A $45.00 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of registration, this will guarantee you a place in the classroom.

The remainder of $140.00 is due morning of the class payable by check or credit card. Notice of cancellations must be made in writing and received prior to one week of the seminar date to qualify for refund. Refund will not be issued to registered attendees who fail to show up and have not given notice of cancellation.

Substitutions may be made upon approval by Memory Consultants. Checks with insufficient funds will be charged a $35 service charge. No certification will be given to a participant who leaves early. We reserve the right to cancel, relocate, or reschedule class dates. If relocation is necessary, we will do everything possible to keep in the vicinity of original class location.

If you are pursuing a CDP, you will have 30 days to submit your application (additional fee) to NCCDP for consideration. Completion of this course does not guarantee certification; please refer to NCCDP website for criteria. Signature for credit card payment authorizes Memory Consultants to charge your credit card for the non-refundable deposit and seminar fee associated with the event.

Testimonials

“The Azheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar was wonderful! I just wished I had taken this seminar before my mom passed away with Alzheimer’s. It was packed with great information. It was well worth the investment!”

-Terri Herrod Wilson, RDA,CDA,CDPMA,CDC-S,CDBS,FADAA

“It was an excellent overview of Dementia and ideas for person-centered care.I hope to provide a “culture change” at my facility and new approaches with working with patient who have dementia.”

Amy Reed, MT-BC, Recreational Director

“Susan is an excellent advocate for the many who are suffering from Alzheimer’s and who are not receiving the care they deserve. I would highly recommend this course to all healthcare workers and family members who are dealing with loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s”

Michael J Combs, HIS 
 Hearing at Home

This course has a wealth of information that I can immediately incorporate into my daily activities that will enhance my ability to care for many of my patients. Susan’s passion for what she is doing, command of the material begin presented along and her engaging personality made the day go by quickly. I would highly recommend this seminar to any professional that works with the geriatric population.”

“Very informative, I learned quite a bit to take back to my community”

“I learned how to better serve our Dementia patients from nutritional to activities and how to manage behaviors.”

“Having our Clinicians trained to become Certified Dementia Practitioners has increased our validity making our company sought after in the field for excellent care.”

“Lots of techniques for communicating with Dementia Residents!”

Lee McCanless, PCA

“Great reinforcement of knowledge. The principles will serve my staff everyday. Good ideas regarding new things to implement.”

Claudia Harris, ALF Administrator

“I learned some really cool, new things to try and implement at our facility”

“Don’t just meet the minimum state regulations regarding dementia education…exceed them!”

“It is time for you to learn how to enter the world of an Alzheimer’s patient resulting in a positive clinical experience for all”

“I learned how to show specific care and respect to our Dementia Patients. Love examples of activities and ways t o engage our Senior patients. Validation.”

 Robin Lawson, Recreation Assistant

“I learned how to better handle situations that occur. I loved having the book that has everythiing I need!”

Ashley Hurt, Activity Director

“I learned different approaches and techniques to use in communicating with my residents”

“Alzheimer’s patients are people that deserve respect, dignity and love. I now better understand and appreciate how to care for them.”

Michael J Combs, HIS 
 Hearing at Home

“we have the knowledge and ability to make a positive difference to the lives of people with dementia by raising awareness of their experiences and providing bespoke learning and development opportunities for those who support them”

“I learned so much I do not know where to begin!”

Terri Herrod Wilson RDA,CDA,CDPMA,CDC,CDC-S,FADAA

“Validation is key! Take every opportunity to validate a client with Dementia”

– Kevin Fehr,CSA