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Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist - ECDCS

Clients and patients diagnosed with Dementia can be the most rewarding yet challenging individuals to help. This Certification is designed to recognize specialized training in the latest standards and techniques for caring for patients and clients diagnosed with Dementia. Learn how Certification can change your career!

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Become an Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist - ECDCS

Who is Eligible

Who is Eligible

Helping professionals, including:

  1. Psychologist
  2. Nurse Practitioner (NP)
  3. Physician
  4. Registered Nurses (non-Psychiatric Nurses)
  5. Personal Care Assistant

A detailed listing of eligible professionals can be found here.

Application Process

Application Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your initial application fee payment of 99.99 USD online
  3. Submit the following application documents to info@evergreencertifications.com
    1. A copy of the candidate’s professional license
    2. Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CEU or completion certificate
Renewal

Renewal

To maintain Certification, a renewal is required. After your initial 1-year Certification, you have the option to renew for 1, 2 or 3 years. A 1-year renewal requires 6 clock hours of dementia care-focused training since you were last Certified; a 2-year renewal requires 12 clock hours, and a 3-year renewal requires 18 hours.

Sample renewal trainings include:

  1. Dementia and The Aging Brain by PESI
  2. Complete Care for Geriatric Patients by PESI
  3. Effective Interventions for Geriatric Patients by PESI
  4. Dementia: Cognitive Rehabilitation Strategies for Effective Evaluation & Treatment by PESI
  5. Alzheimer's Disease: Prevention, Treatment, Support, and Public Engagement by Quantum Units Education
  6. Problem-Solving Challenging Behaviors in Dementia: Person-Centered & Non-Pharmacologic Intervention Plans You Can Use the Next day! by PESI
  7. Pedagogy Dementia Training Bundle
  8. Alzheimer’s Disease: Mysteries and Possibilities by Allegra Learning Solutions
  9. Alzheimers Disease – A Deeper Understanding by CE-CLASSES.COM
  10. Alzheimer's Disease by cnaZone
  11. Alzheimer's Disease: Prevention, Treatment, Support, and Public Engagement by Quantum Units Education
  12. Dementia in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities by Quantum Units Education
  13. Lewy Body Dementia by Quantum Units Education
  14. Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Alzheimer's by Quantum Units Education
  15. The Dementias by Quantum Units Education

Renewal Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Submit the following application documents to info@evergreencertifications.com
    1. A copy of the candidate’s professional license
    2. Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CEU or completion certificate
  3. Remit your renewal fee online

Complete details can be found here.

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