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Please choose one the following course dates to register:

 

April 14, 2020 - Jefferson City, MO - CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

October 20, 2020 - Jefferson City, MO

 

7.0 Patient Care hours

$200 per person

 

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

 

Course Gols 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 dialing 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 certification of attendance in seminar

 

Johnna Lowther:  Johnna Lowther is a Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Trainer, Certified Dementia Practitioner, Certified Assisted Living Home Operator and Certified Activity Director.  With almost 20 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 dialing 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.

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