Continuing Education Opportunites for NCCDP members.

bullet NCCDP Online Learning powered by NetCE - our preferred partner for Continuing Education Credits. Go to NetCE to obtain your CEUs.

bullet National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP) will award credit for our members participation in CMS MLN Connects™ National Provider Calls.  “MLN Connects™ National Provider Calls are educational conference calls that help health care professionals and others in the health care field stay informed about and better understand Medicare policies and changes to the program that may impact their daily business functions. This is a free service. For more information about MLN Connects™ National Provider Calls, visit,

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bullet Obtaining Provider Approval

bullet Body of Knowledge

bullet CEU Course Approval Application


bullet NetCE

bullet Conferences hosting NCCDP seminars

bullet Other CEU Options

bullet Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Free CE's, add your name to mailing list for notification of course dates

bullet MLN Connects® National Provider Calls (MLN Connects Calls)


Details for title: National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP)

National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP)
Learning Activity

Association Requirements

NCCDP awards CEUs based on the length of the training, see chart for details.

Length of Training / Contact Hours Index Number
associated with training
offered for training
Less than 30 minutes CMS06140727A 0.5
30 to 60 minutes CMS06140728A 1.0
60 to 90 minutes CMS06140729A 1.5
90 to 120 minutes CMS06140730A 2.0





Learning Format of Activity Accepted

  1. MLN Calls and Webcasts Register
    • Certificates of participation are available for 30 days after the event. Only participants who registered for the event can receive a certificate of participation.
    • After the event, email for your certificate and include in the email:
      • Date and topic in the subject line
      • Your name in the body of the email
      • The MLN will verify your registration and respond to your request within 5 business days.
  2. CMS Grand Rounds Events Recorded Webinars
    • Training list and instructions for successful completion

Submission/Documentation Requirements

When submitting documentation for completed training please retain:

    • A copy of your certificate of completion/participation, or
    • Documentation of the contact hours spent in the training
    • Corresponding Index Number from the chart above

Note: Members who are CDP, CDCM, CADDCT, CDSGF, CMDCP or CFRDT are awarded one (1) CEU per hour of participation.

Contact Information

View NCCDP's website for additional information. If you have any questions or concerns please contact 973-729-6601 for live assistance or email






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