Certified Correctional Personnel Dementia Trainer® CCPDT®
This educational seminar is designed to educate and prepare the nurse/or clinical trainer of a medical correctional facility for the purposes of presenting the NCCDP Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Seminar for Correctional Personnel to those working in a correctional medical facility who provide day to daycare and/or management of inmates/patients that have symptoms of dementia-related to Alzheimer’s Disease or other related neurocognitive diseases/disorders.
How Do I Obtain Certification?
After completing the above:
Attend the one-day live in-person CCPDT. In the class, you will receive a Correctional Personnel Dementia curriculum PowerPoint presentation on Memory Stick, Instructor Manual, Master Student Handout Notebook, Textbooks (environment, activities, diagnosis, and communication) video on Sexuality on a memory stick, pretest, post-test and certification as a CCPDT. You are then authorized as a CCPDT to provide the CPDT Correctional Personnel Dementia Training curriculum.
More About CCPDT®
Course Goals and Objectives:
– To prepare the trainer with fundamental education on dementia and dementia care within the medical correctional facility.
– To direct and educate staff with the content of the seminar to enhance the quality of life of dementia patients in the medical correctional facility by educating care providers
– Foster sensitivity and respect for the dementia client among the correctional personnel.
– To teach communication techniques to utilize with the dementia client
– To provide sensitive approaches for assisting patients with activities of daily living in the medical correctional facility.
Correctional Personnel Trainer will:
– Impart an understanding of dementia to the correctional personnel.
– Explain the common causes of aggressive, repetitive, and sundowning behaviors in adults.
– Describe behavioral/care interventions that may be used to prevent or reduce difficult care situations.
– Describe challenges related to caregiver stress and utilize stress reduction techniques.
– Discuss alternative activity interventions that are success-oriented and failure-free.
– Distribute a certificate of attendance to students upon completion of the seminar.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Dementia: Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Treatment
Chapter 2: Communication and Feelings
Chapter 3: Depression and Repetitive Behaviors
Chapter 4: Delusions, Hallucinations, Hoarding, & Wandering (Walking Behavior)
Chapter 5: Aggressive Behaviors, Catastrophic Reactions, Intimacy, and Sexuality
Chapter 6: Personal Care: Pain, Bathing, Dressing, Toileting, Nutrition, Falls, and Sleep Disturbances
Chapter 7: Activities
Chapter 8: Environment
Chapter 9: Staff and Family Support
Chapter 10: Diversity and Cultural Competence
Chapter 11: Spiritual Care and End of Life Issues
Chapter 12: Bibliography
Chapter 13: Glossary and Resources
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CCPDT® Frequently Asked Questions
Who should apply for CCPDT®?
- Must have at least one year of experience in the correctional field.
- Must have at least one year of experience presenting courses, seminars, or staff in-services.
- Must be actively employed at a correctional facility.
What do I need to apply?
- A sample in-service, course, or seminar
- copy of any licenses/certifications that you hold
- copy of a degree or transcript