Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services - CMS recognizes NCCDP ADDC Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care curriculum. Please see Dementia Care Training Crosswalk for information.
CMS NTP National Training Program - Many topics and complimentary
Medicare Learning Network (MLN) - This is a free service and anyone can attend these pre-taped seminars. Please be sure to obtain a certificate of attendance.
CMS Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes - Open to all members. Be sure to ask for a certificate of participation if you participate in the one-hour CMS calls regarding Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes. The calls are one hour and will count as one contact hour towards the required NCCDP requirements of the 10 contact hours or 10 CEUs every two years towards renewing the CDP certification and other NCCDP certifications. The calls are free. There is a tab in the member benefits only and also under about us to click on the CMS button and sign up for notification of the calls. You do not need to work in nursing homes to participate in the calls. See this link.
"Don't just meet the minimum state regulations regarding dementia education...exceed them!"
Patrick Smith, Chief Executive Officer NCCDP
Lynn Biot Gordon, LCSW CDP CADDCT CFRDT CMDCP, Co-Founder NCCDP
Sandra Stimson, CADDCT CALA, ADC, CDP, CDCM, Co-Founder NCCDP