Education Program Information for Professionals
The mission of the Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center is to provide information, education, and support for individuals and caregivers affected by memory impairment. One way in which we accomplish our goal of easing caregiver burdens and improving the quality of life for persons with memory impairment is to offer first-rate educational programs for the many professionals who provide care and services to these individuals and families.
Trainings for health care providers
Trainings for long-term care providers are designed for staff working in all departments of skilled nursing centers, assisted living facilities, adult day stay, hospice, and home health agencies. These programs are also valuable for social workers, care managers, and other health care providers working in various settings including hospitals.
Approved curriculum and certified trainers meet the State of Florida requirements for:
Our center's staff has up-to-date knowledge of what's new and best practices in Alzheimer's care and are available to offer low cost, high quality education to meet your Alzheimer's training requirements.
Testimonials from long term care staff:
"Speakers are all very knowledgeable and (it is) so obvious that they have first hand experience dealing with Alzheimer's patients"
"The speakers showed me that they care and love what (they) are doing and what they are talking about"
"You (speaker) gave a very detailed and informative class."
"I would suggest everyone attend the meetings."
Testimonial from Assisted Living Director:
"The training... makes the learning about Alzheimer's disease educational, interesting, and fun to learn about. After a training session, I had an employee tell me she didn't realize that learning about Alzheimer's could be so interesting!"
Testimonials from participants at continuing education workshops:
"Excellent presentation with good information and solid statistics."
"Thank you - it (presentation) was concise and beautifully presented."
Additional Trainings for professionals
Continuing Education and Staff In-service Programs are offered for:
Attend a continuing education workshop that will provide you with basic information about memory impairments, how you can assist clients who are affected by memory impairments, and the many ways your local Alzheimer's Resource Center can help.
Workshops can be tailored to meet your group's need.
Call about availability and fees for our health educator to teach a group of employees or colleagues at your place of business or to inquire about workshops being held near you. CEU credits are offered for licensure for many of the targeted professionals listed.
Watch for information about on-line continuing education programs on our web site
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