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Dementia Training for Health Care Professionals

Wednesday 02/01/2023 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Live Virtual Presentation

Presented by Chris Petrik, RN, BS, Director of Education,
Dementia Reality Master Trainer, Elderwerks Educational Services

The new IDPH requirements, HB 158, Public Act 102-004, for dementia training begins January 2023. Attend this virtual presentation to meet the requirements. Chris Petrik will discuss the signs, symptoms, diagnosis criteria, and assessments for Alzheimer’s disease and other types of Dementia. Attendees will learn the most common forms of Dementia, how they are treated, effective communication strategies for engaging with a person living with Dementia.

$10.00 fee includes 1.25 CEUs for Illinois nurses, social workers, professional counselors, and nursing home administrators. $8.00 additional fee for other professions such as physicians, physical therapist, occupational therapist, respiratory therapist, speech language pathologist, physician assistants, podiatrists, clinical psychologist, optometrist, and counselors who will also receive 1.25 CE Credits.

Events@Elderwerks.org | 847-462-0885


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