All healthcare professionals, front line staff, geriatric workers, and those interacting with the aging population are encouraged to attend. This is the required seminar for those pursuing CDP certification through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. To see if you qualify, please visit the NCCDP website at www.nccdp.org. Those wishing to attend for educational purposes only are welcome to attend.
The seminar will cover the following modules: Diagnosis, Prognosis, Treatment, Communication, Feelings, Depression, Repetitive Behavior, Paranoia, Hallucinations, Wandering, Hoarding, Aggressive Behaviors, Catastrophic Reactions, Intimacy and Sexuality, Personal Care, Pain, Nutrition, Activities, Environment, Staff and Family Support, Diversity and Cultural Competence, Spiritual Care, and End of Life. Nursing CE Contact hours available through CEU Network.
Johnnie Jones III is Coordinator of Caregiver Training and Support for Elder Options, the Mid Florida Area Agency on Aging. Johnnie has over 25 years of applied health and human services experience including 15 years as a health educator. He is a trainer in numerous health curricula including the evidence-based Savvy Caregiver Training for dementia caregivers. Johnnie is a Certified Dementia Practitioner, Certified Dementia Support Group Facilitator and Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. He is a knowledgeable and engaging trainer with a passion for the subject matter.
Cost is $195 per person. A cancellation fee of $75 will apply.
Space is limited. Payment must be received by July 15 to ensure course enrollment. Lunch is on your own. There will be an hour for lunch in the schedule.
No form of recording is allowed nor are laptops, iPads, or tablets permitted in the seminar. A Student Handout Notebook will be provided.