Continuing Education Opportunities for NCCDP members

NCCDP offers multiple opportunities for Continuing Education Units (CEUs).  Learn more about all of the online resources, in-person resources, and courses you can partake in to earn your CEUs.

Details for Certified Members of NCCDP Utilizing MLN Training and Webcasts

NCCDP awards CEUs based on the length of the training, see the chart for details.

Length of Training / Contact Hours
Index Number associated with training
CEU offered for training
Less than 30 minutes
30 to 60 minutes
60 to 90 minutes
90 to 120 minutes

Continuing Education Info

NCCDP Members who are certified as CDP, CDCM, NCCDP Certified Trainers, CFRDT, CFR-DT are required to renew every two years. You will need 10 CEU’s or 10 CEs. We accept any healthcare-related topic listed in the NCCDP body of knowledge. If you do not see your topic please email us by using the contact us form for verification of your course/seminar will be accepted. We accept health care related topics via Webinar, E-learning, Magazine CEU, live seminars, Correspondence, College course, Two Year University Course, staff in-services, and conferences.

You must have a certificate that states the name of the topic, the date you took the class, instructor name, location, your name, and how many CEU’s or CE’s it is worth.

If you are sending proof of in-service. Please have the nurse educator write on the company letterhead listing your name, topics, date, and times these were presented. For example:

Topic: Communication
Date: February 15th, 2011
Time: 1:30 P.M. to 2:00 P.M.

NCCDP’s sister company is ICCDP International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners offers a six-hour online Montessori course and CMDCP Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional certification. You can use the six hours as part of the required hours needed to renew your NCCDP certification. NCCDP members receive a discount. Go to select CMDCP and on the drop-down menu select association discount. Then complete the CMDCP application.