Dementia Care, Advanced

Advanced Topics in Dementia Care Extension Certificate


Advanced dementia care skills are necessary for all health care professionals encountering older adults across the care continuum. This program provides current knowledge from early identification to end of life care for health care professionals working daily with older adults experiencing a dementia and their families. Through interactive online materials the student will encounter current research and best practice knowledge for dementia care practice. Each module will focus on the Dementia Core Skills Education and Training Framework identified by the National Health Service in the UK 2015. This course is informed by principles found within curriculum for higher education and practice within Dementia Care.

To learn more about Canada's first national dementia strategy, read: Dementia Strategy for Canada: Together We Aspire!

Note: The Dementia Care Certificate of Completion is not a prerequisite for the Advanced Topics in Dementia Care Extension Certificate. This program is designed for regulated health professionals looking to gain further knowledge to assist them in their current practice.

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Each course in the Advanced Topics in Dementia Care Extension Certificate is approved for 60 continuing education credits with the Alberta College of Paramedics.

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For information about this program:
403.440.6867 or 1.888.392.3655
Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB T3E 6K6

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