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Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) Training Course: An Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia Care Seminar
Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey
1301 Springdale Road, Suite 200
Cherry Hill New Jersey, 08003
United States
856-751-9500
Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
Category: Events

This 8-hour course is designed to give attendees the edge in successfully providing care for people with dementia in a variety of settings. The seminar will outline diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, communication, feelings, depression, repetitive behavior, aggressive behaviors, paranoia, hallucinations, wandering, hoarding, catastrophic reactions, intimacy and sexuality, personal care, pain, nutrition, activities, environment, staff and family support, diversity and cultural competence, spiritual care, end of life considerations, abuse, and neglect.  Promote better patient care outcomes through this staff development-educational offering- invest in your nurses, home health aides, social workers, chaplains, therapists and volunteers!. 

Complete this course and become eligible for official CDP credentials.  CDP credentialing of direct care staff can set your agency ‘above the rest’ and also improve your marketing strategy! 

Target Audience: RN, LPN, SW, CHHAs, Therapists, and any healthcare professionals and front line staff who work in a healthcare setting.

Registration fee includes all program materials, meals and books

Members:  $275    Non-Members: $475

CERTIFICATION: It is not mandatory to pursue certification after attending the seminar. The seminar can be attended by those who wish to further your knowledge.  This program is the prerequisite to obtaining the nationally recognized certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP).  The Certified Dementia Practitioner certification is not a profession; rather it is a compliment to the professional credentials and training already obtained in ones chosen profession.  For more information about the qualifications to obtain CDP certification, visit www.nccdp.org.

CONTINUING EDUCATION:

7 Social Work contact hours will be awarded

7 Nursing contact hours will be awarded

Home Care Association of NJ is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by NJSNA, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  


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Contact: Karen Barish, RN - karen@homecarenj.org or (732) 877-1100