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Dementia Care Specialist Training - Tier 1

Time limit: 180 days

$150 Enroll

Full course description

The JH Dementia Care Specialist Certification modules includes foundational knowledge of Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementia and best practices for disease management. The course includes a pre- and post- knowledge test and engages learners through videos, realistic problem-based scenarios, case studies, and quiz activities to apply concepts and knowledge learned.

Tier 1 of the JH Dementia Care Specialist Certification Training Bundle includes an online, 3-hour course consisting of 6 learning modules:


  • Module 1: Causes, Symptoms, and Risk factors for Alzheimer’s Disease and related Dementias
  • Module 2: Diagnosing Dementia including use of Validated Cognitive Screening Tools
  • Module 3: Best Practices for Managing Dementia and Associated Behaviors
  • Module 4: Health Care Needs and Navigating the health care system
  • Module 5: Assessing and Addressing Home and Personal Safety
  • Module 6: Supporting Caregivers and Connecting to Community Resources

Upon conclusion of the Tier 1 online course, learners will obtain a certificate of completion and will be able to enroll in the Tier 2 online course.