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Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia Care Seminar
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 Export to Your Calendar 9/7/2017
When: September 7, 2017
8:00 AM
Where: MHCA Office - Lower Level
236 Metro Drive
Jefferson City, Missouri  65109
United States
Presenter: Johnna Lowther, CADDCT, CDCM, CDP, OP, AD
Contact: Shauna Frank
573.893.2060


Online registration is available until: 9/7/2017
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7.0 Patient Care hours

 

$185 per person

fee includes: student notebook, completion certification, CDP application to submit to NCCDP, and box lunch

Payment in full is required before the application for Certification as Certified Dementia Practitioner is submitted 

 

Course Goals and Objectives:

 

·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

 

Participants will:

 

·Have an understanding of dementia

·Identify common causes of aggressive, repetitive and sun downing behaviors in older adults

·Describe behavioral/care interventions that may be used to prevent, reduce or eliminate difficult care situations

·Describe challenges related to caregiver stress and utilize stress reduction techniques

·Learn alternative activity interventions that are success oriented and failure free

·Receive certificate of attendance in seminar

 

Sponsored by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, this is the required seminar for those pursuing certification who qualify as CDP/Certified Dementia Practitioner or for those who just want to enhance their dementia education.  To see if you qualify for CDP: www.NCCDP.org

 

Instructor: Johnna Lowther CADDCT, CDCM, CDP, OP, AD

 

Johnna Lowther is a Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Trainer, Certified Dementia Practitioner, Certified Assisted Living Home Operator and Certified Activity Director.  With over 16 years of experience working in Assisted Living, Long-Term Care and Skilled Nursing Communities, she is a consultant and health educator with Tutera Senior Living and Healthcare, developing and implementing programs that improve daily living for those battling dementia.  In addition to partnering with healthcare staff, she also consults with families in supportive services that meet the unique needs of loved ones who are also on this journey and is published author of  Through the Eyes of Dementia: A Pocket Guide to Caregiving, available now on Amazon.  For more information: JohnnaL@tutera.com or visit www.johnnalowther.com.

 



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