Aging is inevitable, but sometimes it doesn't go according to plan. Don’t let your patients – or their loved ones – live in fear of Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia.
Become an Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist (ECDCS) and give your aging patients the highest quality of life – and care – possible.
Join nationally-recognized geriatric expert and author Steven Atkinson, PA-C, MS, in this self-paced online course and discover effective screening tools, how to reduce the possible risks of multiple medications in older patients, how to manage challenging behaviors...
And many other practical tools and insightful tips you can put into practice the very next day! Best of all – register today and PESI will cover your cost of becoming an Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist (ECDCS)! That's an instant $99.99 savings!
Earn your certification, AND up to 20.25 CE Hours, on your own schedule. Get started now!
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It’s never been easier to become an Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist (ECDCS).
Step 1: Watch the online course.
Step 2: Complete the Continuing Education quiz and instantly print your certificate of completion.
Step 3: Submit your certificate of completion and professional license to Evergreen Certifications.
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That's it! No hidden fees. No catch. Just certification made EASY.
*Professional standards apply. Learn more at www.evergreencertifications.com/ecdcs
Register today for immediate, unlimited access to six online video modules that will walk you through the most effective interventions and management strategies to improve the care you provide for your aging patients. Plus, you’ll become an Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist (ECDCS)! Here's what you’ll discover in this course:
- Normal vs. Abnormal Aging
- Types of Dementias
- Alzheimer’s Disease
- Parkinson’s Disease Dementia
- Substance-Induced Neurocognitive Disorder
- Pharmacological Management
- Drug Utilization Amongst the Elderly
- Billing Codes That You MUST Know
- Clinical Pharmacological Issues in the Elderly
- The Challenges Associated with Controlled Substances
- Pain Control... It' every patient’s RIGHT
- Physical Aggression
- Inappropriate Sexual Behaviors
- Eating Issues & Nutrition in Elders with Dementia
- Sleepless Nights & Sundowning
- Professional Issues
- Physiological Changes with Aging
- Common Underlying Chronic Illness
- Cardiovascular Emergencies
- Pulmonary Emergencies
- Cerebrovascular Emergencies
- Orthopedic Emergencies
- Abdominal Emergencies
- The BEERS List
- Risks Associated with Anticholinergic Drugs
- Five Things Patients & Physicians Should Question
BONUS ONLINE VIDEO TRAINING:
Geriatric Pharmacology: Maximizing Safety & Effectiveness
A $199.99 Value – Yours for FREE when you enroll today!
This comprehensive online video training will give you the tools and strategies you need to prescribe with confidence. Drawing from decades of experience, Steven Atkinson, PA-C, MS, provides cutting-edge information regarding potential side effects, drug interactions, and proper prescribing and monitoring procedures for a variety of acute and chronic diseases. You’ll end this training confident in your prescribing ability and armed with the knowledge you need to immediately improve outcomes for your geriatric patients.
Complete Care for Geriatric Patients
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This interactive, self-paced online training will enhance the careers of Nurse Practitioners (NP), Physicians, Registered Nurses, Licensed Rehabilitation Professionals, Certified Nursing Assistants, Home Care Providers, Personal Care Assistants, and Licensed Behavioral Health Professionals.
By the end of this training, you will be eligible to become an Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist at no additional cost to you. A detailed listing of eligible professionals can be found here.
Gain the skills and the confidence to help your geriatric patients age with grace.
an Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist (ECDCS)?
This course fulfills the educational requirements to become an Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist (ECDCS) through Evergreen Certifications. Click here for more information about the certification process.
Get Certified and Go Further
With this comprehensive training, you can become an Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist (ECDCS) to show your employer, patients, patients’ families, and fellow professionals your commitment to honing your skills and staying up to date on dementia care best-practices.
Professional Reputation and Credibility
Distinguish yourself from your peers and increase your opportunities for career advancement and earning potential. Certification is a personal accomplishment and an unbiased barometer of your skills.
Provide assurance to your patients and their families when you display your certification. When you complete your certification, they can be confident you are providing them with the best tools and strategies for improving clinical outcomes.
Steven is the co-founder of Twin Cities Physicians, which serves older adults in nearly all levels of their care. He has presented nationally for over 15 years, primarily speaking about geriatric-related syndromes.
Steven is the author of Geriatric Pharmacology: The Principles of Practice & Clinical Recommendations, Second Edition (PESI, 2016) and also sits on several boards whose purpose is to elevate the level of care in medicine for the patients they serve. Steven has been described as a “dynamic” educator and one of the most engaging presenters around. Don’t miss him!
Click here for information about Steven Atkinson
Financial: Steven Atkinson is the founder and co-owner of Twin Cities Physicians; and owner of Mindful Geriatrics, LLC. He is an Adjunct Faculty at the University of Utah. Mr. Atkinson receives royalties as an author for PESI Publishing and Media. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Steven Atkinson has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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