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Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

Monday, February 27, 2017 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Linda and Lou Mazawey Education and Support Center, 3955 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030
Description: Take the path to certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners!
All health care professionals and front line staff who work in the health care industry are encouraged to attend. This is the required seminar for those pursuing CDP certification, to qualify through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. To see if you qualify, please visit the NCCDP website at www.nccdp.org. You are also welcome to just come for the education!

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.

Lunch is on your own. There will be an hour for lunch in the schedule.

No form of taping is allowed nor are laptops permitted in the seminar. A Student Handout Notebook will be provided.

Trainer: Christi Clark, Director of Education and Support Services, IMCC
Christi Clark has over 15 years of experience in the field of long term care. Christi is a licensed Assisted Living Facility Administrator, where she has worked in both marketing and operations roles. As a Certified Memory Impairment Specialist, Certified Dementia Practioner, and Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, she has dedicated the last 8 years working specifically with those affected with various forms of memory impairment, their families, and the community.

Cost
Cost is $200 per person.
Cancellation fee of $75 will apply.

Space is Limited. Payment must be received by February 24th to ensure course enrollment.
This form stopped accepting submissions on February 24, 2017 11:30 pm EST.
Contact Information:
Christi Clark
703-204-4664

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