Dementia Care Practitioner working with elderly man

Dementia Care Practitioner

Geared toward healthcare professionals and frontline staff, the following course will prepare students pursuing Certified Dementia Practitioner® certification. Participants must qualify through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP). Visit nccdp.org for more details.

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

Saturday, Nov. 13
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
BHLTH-0500-001, $215

Register now by calling (630) 942-2208 or online now!

Course curriculum includes modules on the following topics: diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, depression, repetitive behavior, paranoia, wandering, catastrophic reactions, intimacy and sex, personal care, pain, nutrition, activities, environment and more.

Instructor

Mary Horstman R.N., M.B.A., CADDCT, is a NCCDP certified trainer. She has 20 years of experience and training in geriatric care, including her work as a geriatric psychiatric nurse, experience in home care and teaching and training others in Alzheimer’s care. Horstman has been a Certified Dementia Practitioner® for more than seven years and earned her Dementia Practitioner Care Trainer Certificate in 2017.

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Contact Information

Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2208
Email: CE@cod.edu
Fax: (630) 942-3785