Certifications by National Council for Certified Dementia Practitioners
Certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner®
Are You Certified As a Certified Dementia Practitioner? Join the thousands who have completed the training and certification process. This certification is open to health care professionals who work in health care such as Nurses, Social Workers, Nursing Assistants, Home Health Aides, Activity Professionals, Therapeutic Recreation, Dietary, PT, OT, Speech, Physicians, Dementia Unit Manager, Dementia Consultants, Dementia Trainers, Administrators, Health Care Educators, Nurse Educators, etc.
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Certified Dementia Care Managers® CDCM®
CDCM is the earned credential that recognizes the highest standard in Alzheimer's and Dementia education for those health care professionals that oversee, manage and supervise the day to day operations of dementia units. The National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners exists to establish credentialing mechanisms in Alzheimer's and Dementia education and certifications for those health care professionals working directly with Alzheimer's and dementia patients.
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Certified First Responder Dementia Trainer® CFRDT®
First Responder Trainers may obtain certification to teach information related to Alzheimer's and dementia to Law Enforcement, EMT's and Fire Fighters. To obtain certification as a Certified First Responder Dementia Trainer CFRDT, the student would need to complete the NCCDP First Responder Dementia Course. The 7 hour course includes comprehensive Alzheimer's and dementia curriculum, power point disk, student master hand out notebook, DVD and text book.
Upon completion of the comprehensive Alzheimer's dementia course, the Trainer is Certified for two years as Certified First Responder Dementia Trainer® CFRDT® and is approved to teach the comprehensive curriculum to other First Responders.
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NCCDP Alzheimer's Dementia Trainer
The Train the Trainer program is recommended for In-Service Directors, Corporate Trainers, Instructors and Consultants who are responsible for training healthcare professionals about Alzheimer’s and Dementia.
The Train the Trainer course is a one day course. The course includes all the materials needed to present a comprehensive Alzheimer's and Dementia Seminar to long term care professionals. The course includes: Curriculum Manual/Overhead copies, Power Point Presentation, Handout Notebook, Text Books, and Communication Video.
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