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"FIRST RESPONDER DEMENTIA TRAINER - NATIONAL COUNCIL OF CERTIFIED DEMENTIA PRACTITIONERS " PROGRAM

WHATEducating and training first responders in interacting with those with Alzheimer's and other dementia.
WHYSo that first responders are trained to recognize persons with Alzheimer's and other dementia when responding to emergency situations.
WHERENational Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP)
Headquarters in Sparta, N.J, U.S.A.
Courses take place across the U.S.A.


Program Description

Those trained in the "First Responder Dementia Trainer" Program will go on educate and increase awareness of those in Law Enforcement, EMT, Fire Fighters, Emergency Preparedness, Search and Rescue, and others on how to respond to dementia patients in emergencies.

The "First Responder Dementia Trainer" Program covers the following:

-Overview of Dementia
-Feelings
-Multicultural Considerations in Care Giving
-Multicultural Considerations in Care Giving
-Hoarding
-Wandering
-Communication
-Paranoia and Hallucinations
-Recognizing Pain in the Person
-Depression & Alzheimer's Disease
-Recognizing Abuse and Neglect in The Home
-Driving Concerns in the Elderly

The training includes: Power Point disk, over head copies, master hand out notebook, DVD and text books, evaluations, tests and certification upon completion of the class as a CFRDT Certified First Responder Dementia Trainer.
source:nccdp.org

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