Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

This program is a must for all health care professionals who provide services to residents with dementia. There is a continuing need for caregivers who are trained to provide appropriate, competent, and sensitive direct care to residents who have dementia. Following successful completion of this program, participants are one step closer to receiving their Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP®) certification. REGISTRATION CUT OFF DATE - JULY 10, 2024

 

National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Seminar

July 24-25, 2024

Location: Nebraska Health Care Association - Vetter Family Learning Center, 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE

Sponsored by: 

Content: This program is a must for all health care professionals who provide services to residents with dementia. There is a continuing need for caregivers who are trained to provide appropriate, competent, and sensitive direct care to residents who have dementia. Following successful completion of this program, participants are one step closer to receiving their Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP®) certification.

Objectives: At the completion of the training, the participant will be able to: 

  1. Explain what dementia is and how to adapt approaches and communication techniques to successfully care for a person with dementia
  2. Identify common causes of aggressive, repetitive, and sundowning behaviors and learn how to problem solve as an interdisciplinary team
  3. Describe therapeutic and meaningful activity interventions and practice hands-on facilitator techniques

Audience: This program is designed for direct care staff, nurses, social service directors, activity directors, administrators, directors, and managers in nursing facilities and assisted living communities.

Facilitator: Cameo Rogers, CTRS, CDP, CDCM, CADDCT, CDSGF, Corporate Life Enrichment Manager, Immanuel Communities

Format: In-person only

Schedule: 

Wednesday, July 24
Start Time End Time Session Name
 12:30 p.m.
 2:00 p.m.
Introduction to Dementia Approach and Communication Techniques: Feelings and Validating Emotions
 2:00 p.m.  2:15 p.m. Break
 2:15 p.m.  5:00 p.m. Depression and Repetitive Behaviors; Paranoia, Hallucinations, Wandering, and Hoarding; Aggressive Behaviors, Catastrophic Reactions, Intimacy, and Sexuality; Personal Care: Pain, Bathing, Dressing, Toileting, and Nutrition
     
Thursday, July 25
Start Time End Time Session Name
 8:00 a.m.
 9:30 a.m.
Activities Environment
 9:30 a.m.  9:45 a.m. Break
 9:45 a.m.  12:30 p.m. Staff and Family Support; Diversity and Cultural Competence; Spiritual Care

 

Registration Information: PRE-REGISTRATION is required. If you wish to confirm your registration, call the NHCA office at 402-435-3551.

Registration Fee (continuing education credit included):
 Members    Non-Members
 On or before October 4
 $245
   On or before October 4
 $490
 After October 4
 $270    After October 4
 $515

 

CE Credit: 8.5 hours of continuing education are available. Please defer to your licensing board or agency to ensure courses taken meet your license requirements.

Handouts: Books will be provided to registrants at the training. Registrants will receive a link to access additional handouts online prior to the program. Be sure to include your email address on the registration form.

Evaluations: Please provide feedback on the course by completing the evaluation. A link to the online evaluation will be emailed to registrants.

Cancellation Policy: Substitution, cancellation, and refund policies can be found at this link.

Liability Release Statement: Photographs are taken during Nebraska Health Care Association events for use in media releases, newsletters, nehca.org, and social media. By registering for this event, you grant NHCA the right to use your name and photograph for such purposes.

Hotel Room Block: Residence Inn by Marriott Lincoln South, 5865 Boboli Ln Lincoln, NE 68516

Call 402-423-1555 and mention Nebraska Health Care Association to receive the discounted room rate of $119 a night. 

Please make your reservations by July 10, 2024. The discounted room rate is not guaranteed for any reservations made after these dates.

When
7/24/2024 12:30 PM - 7/25/2024 12:30 PM
Central Daylight Time
Where
Nebraska Health Care Association 1200 Libra Drive Suite 100 Lincoln, NE 68512 UNITED STATES
Registration
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Registration ends 7/10/2024 12:00 AM CDT