Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar is a day long in person seminar. This seminar will focus on how to prepare direct care providers with the skills necessary for improving the quality of life for people with dementia. This course is ideal for anyone providing services in facility-based and community-based settings.

Take the path to certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. This course is the required seminar for those pursuing CDP certification and who qualify through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. To see if you qualify, please visit the NCCDP web site at http://www.nccdp.org or just come for the education.

The featured speaker will be Dr. Amanda Scott. Dr. Scott has been an Occupational Therapist since 2000, earned her Clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy in 2013 and holds specialty certification related to dementia and lymphedema. She has expertise related to neurocognitive disorder management in the post-acute care setting.

Agenda

9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. : Diagnosis, Prognosis, Treatment, Communication, Behavior management: Feelings/Depression, Repetitive, Behavior, Paranoia, Hallucinations, Wandering, Hoarding, Aggressive Behaviors, Catastrophic Reactions, Intimacy and Sexuality

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. : Complimentary Lunch

1:30 - 5:30 p.m. : Personal Care, Pain, Nutrition, Activities, Environment, Staff and Family Support, Diversity and Cultural Competence, Spiritual Care, End of Life

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for LPC, LCPC, LSW, LMFT, LCP, RN, LPN, APN, PT, and PTA will be awarded for full participation in the program. Seminar includes 7.5 Contact hours, CE's, and PDH's (.75CEU's).

For more information regarding registration contact Thalia Novoa in Continuing Education and Professional Development at tnovoa@bradley.edu or (309) 677-3900.

Watch for upcoming details for our 2023 Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar.

Dr Amanda Scott photo

Above: Amanda Scott, OTD, OTR, BCG, CADDCT-CDP, CLT