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Dementia Care Certificate

For healthcare professionals

healthcare providers

The certificate is designed for professional direct care providers of older adults across care settings. The goal of the certificate is to increase providers’ knowledge of dementia and to enhance confidence in caring for people with dementia. The certificate is a self-paced program where all content, quizzes and evaluations are provided online.

Caring for those living with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia can be challenging work and requires the use of skills and techniques designed to safely support these individuals. The need for professionals with expertise in dementia care is growing rapidly as the prevalence of dementia continues to increase worldwide. In response, the University of Wyoming is offering a Dementia Care Certificate for healthcare professionals working with individuals with dementia. The certificate is an online self-paced program designed to fit within the healthcare professional’s busy schedule. The modules are previously recorded Wyoming Center on Aging (WyCOA) workshops, online trainings, and webinars that were taught by experts in their field. The WyCOA Dementia Care Certificate is a convenient, easily assessible program that recognizes individuals for learning quality dementia care practices and knowledge.


Funding from the Health Resource Service Administration will allow the certificate to be offered free of charge for those that complete by

  JUNE 30TH, 2019

  • Earn up to 22 hours of Continuing Education Credits
  • Online and self-paced for your convenience

 

Introductory Level: Recommended for CNAs and other direct care workers.

Advanced Level: Recommended for healthcare professionals with advanced degrees or others who have completed the introductory level.

Click Here to download the brochure for complete details and course listings.

Click Here for registration.

  • Select WyCOA catalog
  • Select appropriate course
  • Select enroll
  • Set up username and password

 

 


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