Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia Care - Workforce Credential | Thomas Nelson Community College

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia Care - Workforce Credential

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia Care Seminar
Program Details
Academic Division: 
Workforce Development

This class meets one of the requirements for the CDP certification. Increase your knowledge in the field. 

This course is ideal for:

CNAs Nurses, Social Workers, Senior Living Professionals, Geriatric Care Professionals, Assisted Living Administrators, and Other Health Professionals Involved in Senior Care. 

The training will cover various areas of dementia care including: 

Diagnosis & prognosis aggression, treatment end-of-life issues, communication and feelings, depression, paranoia and hallucinations, nutrition, wandering, staff and family support, hoarding, environment and more.

CEUs available for this eight-hour training. 

Fee:  $185

Instructed by: Terry Sweaney, LPN, BBA, CDP & CADDCT 

Teresa ( Terry) Sweaney is a Dementia Outpatient Care Coordinator for the evidence-based Benjamin Rose Institute in Aging care consultation program with Riverside the Excellence in Aging & Lifelong Health, is a Certified Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia Care Trainer for the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners/International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, Certified Senior Advisor, Certified Geriatric Care Manager. She has more than 30 years' experience working as a nurse and practice manager. She has done both professionally and personally with persons diagnosed with dementia. Her mission is to help care partners understand challenges associated with the person living with dementia and reduce incidents of accidents, neglect, and abuse. Care partners can assist persons living with dementia to continue to live with dignity and respect.


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