Certification is open to all health care professionals who qualify. We have four different tracks. Please refer to the CDP® application to see which track you qualify under. A health care professional is one who works in the following professions,Pharmacist, Physician, Nursing, Social Services, Administrator, OT, PT, Speech, Recreation, Activities, Nursing Assistant, Home Health Aide, Personal Care Assistant, Dietitian, Music Therapist, Art Therapist, Massage Therapist, Aroma Therapist, Clergy, Front Line Staff, Consultants, Clergy, trade school instructors and teachers at universities, management companies, Association Staff, government employees working in Ombudsman office, Office on Aging and state surveyors and inspectors. The certification is open to those who qualify and work in the following health care settings, nursing homes, assisted living, adult day care, hospitals, hospice and home care setting, home care agency, CCRC, Independent Living Communities, etc.
Notice: While certification promotes and maintains quality, it does not license, confer a right or privilege upon or otherwise define the qualifications of anyone in the health care field.