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Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias Certificate Program, 3/24/2022 8:00:00 AM CDT ( + 2 more) , In-Person Seminar, More info »
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In-Person Seminar

Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias Certificate Training


Faculty:
Sherrie All, Ph.D.
Duration:
Full Day
Product Code:
LIP054880
Brochure Code:
WPL85694
Media Type:
In-Person Seminar - Also available: Digital Seminar | DVD | Live Webinar
Location:
White Plains, New York
Available Dates:

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Description

This one-day program is vital for anyone who works with dementia and needs skills and proven strategies to provide optimal care!

Join Dr. Sherrie All as she provides you with the assessment tools and interventions you need to identify and differentiate between dementias, prevent and reduce difficult behaviors, and improve your ability to communicate with cognitively impaired patients!

More than just an overview of dementia and Alzheimer’s, this program will offer practical solutions to some of the most challenging real-life situations you face and bring you up to speed on the latest medications, preventative treatments, and advances in early detection that could impact your work.

Best of all, upon completion of this training, you’ll be eligible to become an Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist (ECDCS) through Evergreen Certifications. Certification lets colleagues, employers, and clients know that you’ve invested the extra time and effort necessary to understand the complexities of dementia care. Professional standards apply. Visit www.evergreencertifications.com/ECDCS for details.

Sign up today! No matter your profession, you’ll leave this comprehensive program more confident in your ability to minimize challenging behavioral issues associated with dementia, improve communication with your patients, and provide the best care possible for this vulnerable population!


CERTIFICATION MADE SIMPLE!

  • No hidden fees – PESI pays for your application fee (a $99 value)*!
  • Simply complete this live webcast and the post-event evaluation included in this training, and your application to be an Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist through Evergreen Certifications is complete.

Attendees will receive documentation of ECDCS designation from Evergreen Certifications 4 to 6 weeks following the program.

*Professional standards apply. Visit www.evergreencertifications.com/ECDCS for professional requirements.

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Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information: Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this live event. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether live activities are an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.


Case Managers

This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 6.25 CE contact hour(s).


Counselors

This educational offering consists of 6.25 clock hour(s) of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this offering and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Connecticut Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.25 continuing education clock hours for Connecticut Counselors. The Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies confirm acceptance of this program as a qualifying continuing education activity if approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (Sec. 20-195cc-3). Please see social work CE statements for this program.


New York Counselors

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 380 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the activity advertisement, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


New York Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses in full attendance will earn 6.25 contact hours. Partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance.


Nursing Home Administrators

This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 6.25 clock hours and 6.25 participant hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

AOTA

PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. Partial credit will be issued for partial attendance. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. This certificate is proof of your attendance. Please retain it in your records or use for submission as proof of completion when required.


New Jersey Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This course has been approved for 6.25 credits by the New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Approval number: 2002-68


New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This course qualifies for 7.6 contact hours. 


New Jersey Psychologists

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.0 continuing education credit hours for New Jersey Psychologists. The New Jersey Administrative Code, Title 13 Law and Public Safety, Chapter 42, Board of Psychological Examiners, Section 13:42-10.21 Continuing Education Programs, confirms acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to psychology from providers approved by the American Medical Association (AMA). This live activity is certified for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by PESI as an accredited ACCME provider authorized to award credit by the AMA. PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


New York Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0014. This self-study activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Psychologists & Physicians

Physicians: PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Psychologists: The following state psychologist boards recognize activities sponsored by PESI, Inc. as an approved ACCME provider: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Wisconsin. This activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Certificates of attendance will be issued for you to submit to your state licensing board to recognize for continuing education credit.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

ASHA

This live course is offered for .6 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

** Please note that Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists must complete the post-test and evaluation within two weeks of attending the live webcast if they would like their participation submitted to the ASHA CE Registry. Detailed instructions will be provided the day of the program under the Handouts section of the online program.


Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2020 - January 27, 2023. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.25 Clinical continuing education credits. Course Level: Intermediate. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.


Social Workers (NASW)

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886759332-4313 ) for 6.0 continuing education contact hours in Clinical Social Work.


New York Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 380 continuing education minutes as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements. 



Handouts/Brochure

Faculty

Sherrie All, Ph.D.'s Profile

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Chicago Center for Cognitive Wellness


Sherrie All, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist who has specialized in treating people with dementia, Parkinson's disease, TBI, MS, and other neurological disorders for over a decade. Dr. All is the founder and director of the Chicago Center for Cognitive Wellness, a private neuropsychology practice specializing in cognitive rehabilitation and brain health. The evidence-based cognitive rehabilitation interventions she uses have helped hundreds of adults experiencing cognitive declines improve their thinking skills, expand their functional independence, and enhance their brain health.

Dr. All has worked as a consultant to the Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging, helping to develop and evaluate a holistic brain fitness program, and her work with individuals on ways to lower their personal risk for dementia has earned the attention of media outlets including The New Yorker and Crain's Chicago Business. Dr. All earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and is a member of the American Psychological Associations.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Sherrie All is the owner of the Chicago Center for Cognitive Wellness. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Sherrie All has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


Alternate Dates

Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias Certificate Program
Thu, Mar 24, 2022 - 08:00am to 04:00pm PDT - Product Code LIP054880
Bellevue, Washington
Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias Certificate Program
Fri, Mar 25, 2022 - 08:00am to 04:00pm PDT - Product Code LIP054880
Tacoma, Washington

Additional Info

Program Information

Questions?

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Live Event Schedule

Please note: There will be a 70-minute lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


Facility Details

This facility requires face coverings in  public areas and for those who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19.  As COVID-19 policies are subject to change, please contact the facility for the most up to date information.


Objectives

  1. Determine how the manifestations of each type of dementia impacts identification and prognosis.
  2. Develop a synopsis of 2 assessment tools that can be employed to screen for possible cognitive difficulty.
  3. Utilize non-verbal communication skills that can help professionals identify meanings behind gestures when working with patients who have dementia.
  4. Evaluate how patient safety can be enhanced with strategies to redirect wandering and manage paranoia.
  5. Investigate how the latest medications, preventative treatments, and advances in early detection could impact care of people with dementia.
  6. Analyze end of life issues and elder abuse and correlate how the ethics of dying impact the clinician, client, and their family.

Outline

Manifestations and Prognosis for Each Type of Dementia
  • Cognitive decline vs. normal aging
  • Mild Neuro-Cognitive Disorder
  • Manifestations and prognosis for:
    • Alzheimer’s
    • Vascular Dementia
    • Lewy Body Dementia
    • Frontotemporal Dementia
    • Parkinson’s
  • Stages of dementia
  • Psuedo-dementias and reversible conditions
Cognitive Assessment Tools and Advances in Early-Detection
  • MOCA and SLUMS
    • Step-by-step utilization
    • What they tell you and what they don’t
  • Brain imaging
  • Research on biomarkers
  • Genetic risk profiling
  • When to refer for a formal neuropsychological assessment
Behavioral Interventions Toolbox: Causes and Solutions to Challenging Behaviors
  • Identifying triggers for challenging behaviors
  • Assess for pain in dementia patients
  • What do for sundowning?
  • Techniques to minimize combativeness and aggressive behaviors
  • Strategies to redirect wandering
  • Paranoia – causes and management
  • Effective responses to hallucinations and delusions
  • Strategies to reduce repetitive behaviors
  • How to improve personal care and activities of daily living
Communication Strategies to Improve Care
  • Successful non-verbal communication – find meaning behind gestures
  • Best practices to avoid arguments
  • Questions to ask, and how to ask them
  • Innovative communication tools
Psychopharmacology and Nutrition: The Latest Medications and Preventative Treatments
  • Approved medications for behavioral and cognitive symptoms
  • Nutritive interventions for Alzheimer’s prevention
  • Disease modifying medication
Ethical Issues Related to Dementia
  • End of life issues
  • Reporting abuse (physical, sexual, financial)
  • Multicultural considerations

Target Audience

  • Social Workers
  • Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Case Managers
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Nursing Home Administrator
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Certified Nurses Assistants
  • Homecare Workers
  • Other Rehab, Medical and Mental Health Professionals

Reviews

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Overall:      5

Total Reviews: 24

Comments

Mary M

"One of the best on line courses I have participated in. Instructor was , knowledgeable, excellent course flow and handled redirection of people."

Michael S

"Good speaker and well educated. Great learning tool!"

Carolyn U

"Excellent presentation with wonderful content. Very clinical and professional. Just what I wanted!"

Meredith L

"Course was great. Speaker made even the anatomy part fun and interesting."

Amy N

"Wonderful!"

Carol L

"Good course...lots of information"

Wayne H

"Excellent presentation. Dr. All was knowledgeable, personable and upbeat. Program was densely packed and comprehesnive."

Denise H

"GREAT presenter. Very knowledgeable and skilled. Very engaging, great presence. "

Courtney W

"Dr. All was extremely relatable and engaging. Really appreciated her mastery of the content balanced with a very digestible presentation/explanation and real-life application. I would recommend her to friends and colleagues and will explore other course offerings. Thank you!"

Claire C

"Dr. All has a way of explaining things in terms that make sense and make the material easier to retain."

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