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Rethink Dementia Care (Training Event)

  • Categories: Adult Services, Family Caregiver, OkDCN Community Health Worker, Oklahoma Dementia Care Network, Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative, Prevention & Healthy Living, Senior Health Care

About This Event

  • Event Type:Educational Group

A training opportunity for First Responders including Police, Fire, EMS, other Healthcare Professionals, and Community Members who work to support older adults in times of emergency and crisis. This training will provide knowledge, skills, confidence, and resource information necessary for first responders to execute their duties when engaging with people living with dementia. Training topics include Dementia fundamentals, Recognizing dementia, Anticipated patient presentation(s), Appropriate & Effective responses, Communication & Behavioral challenges, Dementia management skills acquisition, and Recognizing/Reporting elder abuse. A panel discussion with current field providers will offer case discussions and Q & A time.

All are welcome to attend, but this training is ideal for: First responders, Police, Fire, EMS, Physicians, Nurses, CNA's, any other health related professionals, and the community at-large. 

This class has been cataloged by the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training for 5.5 hours of mandatory continuing education credit. Regarding any law enforcement concepts, practices, methods, techniques, products, or devices as might be taught, promoted, or otherwise espoused in outside schools or seminars, there is no intent, expressed or implied, that listing the course in the CLEET Course Catalog indicates or in any way conveys ‘CLEET approval’ of such concepts, practices, methods, techniques, products, or devices, unless such approval is explicitly stated by CLEET. Training Event

  • Price: Free
  • Registration Instructions: Online
Event Coordinator
Oklahoma Dementia Care Network Phone: (580) 320-5812