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Whether you're educating a newly diagnosed patient with dementia who's scared and completely overwhelmed… or addressing challenging behaviors that require another revision to the plan of care…

It's critical you know the latest safe treatment options, so you can give your patients the best possible outcomes.

Instead of hours searching through medical journals… this online video training gives you ALL the critical information in one place.

PLUS, unlike other courses that simply focus on the basics, this course escalates your knowledge with:
  • Creative solutions to problematic behaviors
  • Proven strategies for safe pain management approaches
  • Expert tested tips to prevent geriatric emergencies
  • Prescriptive guidance and polypharmacy management principles
  • Skills to appropriately screen and diagnose patients for dementia
  • And…an included certification that showcases your dementia expertise!

It's all yours — with unlimited, lifetime access to the 6 video-based course materials — completely risk-free with PESI's 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Elevate your geriatric knowledge — and earn up to 13 CE hours, including up to 4.7 Pharmacology CE hours. Best of all, when you complete this online training, you will be able to add the valuable Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist Certification to your name.

Comprehensive Geriatric and Dementia Care Certification:
An Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist (ECDCS) Training Course

Valued at $459.93 — Yours for Only $262.16!
Earn up to 13 CE Hours
Click here for CE credit details
Imagine Your Life as an Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist (ECDCS)...

 

Becoming an Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist (ECDCS) shows patients and colleagues you're committed to providing the best care possible. And the best part is, your certification is included FREE with your purchase of this online training.

Register today and not only will you have more confidence in patient interactions, you'll operate with more certainty in professional interactions too. All because you'll be equipped with powerful geriatric and dementia care information.

And, as an added benefit, you could enjoy more favorable treatment from insurance companies and managed care panels too.

Certification Made Simple

 

In just three easy steps, you can become an Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist (ECDCS).

Step 1: Watch the online course.

Step 2: Complete the CE test and instantly print your certificate of completion.

Step 3: Submit the Certification Questionnaire included in this training, and your application is complete.*
Click here for full Certification requirements.

That's it! No hidden fees. No catch. Just certification made EASY.

*Professional standards apply. Learn more at www.evergreencertifications.com/ecdcs

We partner with Evergreen Certifications to include certification with some of our products. When you purchase such a product, we may disclose your information to Evergreen Certifications for purposes of providing services directly to you or to contact you regarding relevant offers.
Comprehensive Geriatric and Dementia Care Certification:
An Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist (ECDCS) Training Course

Become a Certified Geriatric Expert for just $262.16!
Cost of Certification ($99.99) ALREADY INCLUDED in Incredibly Discounted Price!

Change your Geriatric Care and Change Lives!

Register now for lifetime access to more than 12 hours of advanced video training that explores the full spectrum of geriatric care.

Get actionable, concrete interventions and strategies you can implement easily for transformational clinical results by your very next shift!


Comprehensive Geriatric Care and Dementia Certification Course
with Steven Atkinson, PA-C, MS | Click here for information about Steven Atkinson

Differentiating Dementias
Get the tools you'll need to appropriately screen and diagnose patients for dementia.
  • Normal vs. abnormal aging
  • Types of dementias
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Parkinson's disease dementia
  • Substance-induced neurocognitive disorder
  • Appropriate diagnostic tests and the ability to achieve an accurate diagnosis
  • Positive communication strategies

Critical Geriatric Pharmacology Considerations
If your patient is taking more than five medications, the statistical chance of a drug-to-drug interaction or an adverse event is 100%. Access this essential information:
  • Drug utilization amongst the elderly
  • Billing codes that you MUST know
  • Clinical pharmacological issues in the treatment of elderly symptoms and conditions
  • Current guidelines recommendations related to geriatric pharmacology

Pain Management in the Elderly
Explore special considerations and available tools to confidently manage your geriatric patient's pain.
  • Challenges associated with controlled substances
  • Special considerations for this age group
  • Assess for substance and alcohol misuse and abuse
  • Managing pain in the geriatric patient – pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions

Managing Geriatric Behaviors
Learn strategies and best practices to manage problematic behaviors and improve geriatric patient's quality of life.
  • Wandering
  • Physical aggression
  • Inappropriate sexual behaviors
  • Nutritional and eating concerns
  • Sleepless nights & sundowning
  • Evaluate environmental and behavioral contributions

Geriatric Emergencies
Distinguish etiologic/pathologic factors and atypical presentations in elderly patients – to prevent the next emergency.
  • Physiological changes with aging
  • Common underlying chronic illness
  • Cardiovascular emergencies
  • Pulmonary emergencies
  • Cerebrovascular emergencies
  • Orthopedic emergencies
  • Abdominal emergencies

Top Ten Medications to Avoid in the Geriatric Patient
Explore medication dosing guidelines and polypharmacy management principles to ensure safe prescribing in the geriatric patient.
  • The BEERS list
  • Risks associated with anticholinergic drugs
  • The TOP TEN meds to avoid in geriatrics
  • Safe deprescribing principles

Plus, get unlimited access to a bonus Q&A call with Steven Atkinson when you register now!

Listen — on your own schedule — to a pre-recorded Q&A call with geriatric specialist Steven Atkinson, PA-C, MS, where he addresses specific geriatric care questions. Click here for course objectives and outline.

Comprehensive Geriatric and Dementia Care Certification:
An Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist (ECDCS) Training Course

Become a Certified Geriatric Expert for just $262.16!
Cost of Certification ($99.99) ALREADY INCLUDED in Incredibly Discounted Price!
Frequently Asked Questions About This Course

Set yourself — and your practice — apart in the geriatric community by providing the high-quality care your aging patients are searching for.

PLUS, unlike other courses that simply focus on the basics, this course escalates your knowledge with:

  • Creative solutions to problematic behaviors
  • Proven strategies for safe pain management approaches
  • Expert tested tips to prevent geriatric emergencies
  • Prescriptive guidance and polypharmacy management principles
  • Skills to appropriately screen and diagnose patients for dementia
  • And…an included certification that showcases your dementia expertise!


This course will work for anyone looking to expand their understanding of the unique complexities of geriatric care, especially nurses, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, occupational therapists and OTAs, physical therapists and PTAs, speech-language pathologists, and social workers.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
  • Devise interventions that are effective and promote positive communication between staff, family & the older adult.
  • Develop individualized monitoring plans for geriatric patients through the evaluation of high-risk medications.
  • Implement controlled substance/pain management contracts into practice.
  • Identify how cognitive impairment in older individuals is affected by environment, caregiver schedules, and responses to the behaviors.
  • List key questions useful for identifying and managing polypharmacy in older adults.

With more than 12 hours of video online training, insightful commentary, case studies and examples, you will have powerful new clinical strategies that you can immediately start applying in your practice! We encourage you to take the time to fully absorb everything. Watch the videos. Read the materials. Get your CE hours!

But, if you review all of the course materials and are still not satisfied, give us a call at 800-844-8260. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.


Yes! Once you register for this course - the materials, including bonus content, are yours to keep and access forever.



Get the Comprehensive Geriatric Training your Colleague Recommend!

Thousands of clinicians have already transformed their geriatric and dementia care thanks to this intensive, online course!
Join this team of dedicated professionals today and see for yourself what all the praise is about!
Comprehensive Geriatric and Dementia Care Certification:
An Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist (ECDCS) Training Course

A $459.93 Value — Only $262.16 for a Limited Time!
Register Now for Instant, Unlimited Access to Video Sessions
PLUS a BONUS Pre-Recorded Q&A Call!
Advance Your Practice Now... With 4 Simple Steps

To get started, just click the "Get Instant Access" button below. You'll be brought to a secure checkout page where you can review and complete your order

Within a few minutes, your order confirmation will be sent to your email, and you'll get instant access to all the course videos, handouts, and bonus materials. Click here for course objectives and outline.

Review the course materials at your own pace and at your convenience! You'll have unlimited access to all course videos and materials online forever. Plus, use the PESI Mobile app to access the course content on your phone or tablet. Choose video or audio-only versions of online courses from the world's best instructors, and complete your CE requirements anywhere, anytime, at your own pace.

Complete your online CE tests and earn your CE hours from the comfort of your home! Click here for CE credit details.

Submit your certificate of completion and professional license to Evergreen Certifications, and PESI will cover the cost of your application fee (a $99.99 value)!

You'll end this comprehensive training with your Dementia Care Specialist Certification and a newfound confidence in helping your clients of all ages, using the most up-to-date skills, actionable strategies, concrete tools and go-to curriculums.


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Comprehensive Geriatric and Dementia Care Certification:
An Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist (ECDCS) Training Course

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