Certified Personal Care and Home Care Professional ™
The CPCHCP Certification is an entry-level certification for professionals and front line staff who provide care to patients with a diagnosis of Dementia in the home care, hospice care or licensed personal care home industry. Once you have obtained this entry-level certification we encourage you to continue with NCCDP education and apply for our globally recognized and prestigious CDP certification. You are on your way to advancing your career. Please click certifications to see the other certifications that NCCDP offers.
We also encourage you to visit our sister company www.iccdp.net and take the Montessori Dementia Care Professional course and apply for the CMDCP Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional certification.
|Steps to become certified as a CPCHCP. Fee: $135.00. The Breakdown is as follows: $105.00 Course Fee and $30.00 USD Application Fee.|
Step 1. Complete Application online and pay the application fee.
Step 7. Renew your certification in 24 months. A email reminder will be sent to you. You will need 10 contact hours from NCCDP Online Learning Powered by NetCE to renew your certification.
|To qualify for this certification you must meet the following requirements:|
Track 1: Complete the Personal Care and Home Care 30 hour course upon application approval.
1 year minimum paid full-time experience with a home care agency, hospice agency or licensed personal care home.
Track 3: Four Year College Graduate or Master's Degree.
No License or Certification. The state regulations where you work does not require a license nor certification for my position. We require a copy of the state regulations and a letter from the Executive Director or owner stating this.
Track 4: Grandfather for Nursing Assistants ONLY: You can by pass the course requirement and proceed to certification IF:
Have completed at minimum a 30 hour online nursing assistant training class by a nationally recognized training company.
For the grandfather option (which allows you by pass the course requirement), you must have completed a comprehensive home care or hospice course from a national organization or university such as Relias, online education company, university, association, government agency or trade school.
This does NOT include the required state course required for the following certifications; CNA, HHA, PCA, GNA, Med Tech, or nursing school requirements for LVN, LPN, NP or RN. You can not use the required course work for the above license or certifications for the grandfather option. You will be asked to upload the additional course work certificate of completion or certification if applying for the grandfather option.
NOTICE: There are two separate fees... one is the application fee payable to NCCDP. The 2nd is the fee to take the 30 hour online course payable to NetCE which is the NCCDP Online Learning Powered by NetCe. You must complete the application first before taking the course.
$35.00 USD Application Fee
$35.00 USD Application Fee for Grandfather Option
$105.00 USD Personal Care and Home Care Online 30 Hour Course paid to NetCE (after submitting your CPCHCP application, you will be directed to NCCDP Online Learning powered by NetCE for the 30 hour online course)
|Home care curriculum|
Assessment and Management of Pain at the End of Life: 2 Hours
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