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Engaging the caregiver of a person with dementia has the potential to increase patient satisfaction, reduce errors and improve your job satisfaction. In fact, the RAISE Caregiver Act was passed so caregivers receive this much needed support. This opening session will help you to better partner with the dementia patient’s caregiver so everyone benefits. This course is suitable for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Since the RAISE Caregiver Act has been recently passed, it is appropriate for all professionals, including advanced levels.

 

This course is appropriate for beginners as it will discuss challenges of family caregivers of patients with dementia. It is also appropriate for advanced and intermediate levels professionals as it covers awareness and understanding how to apply the spirit of the RAISE Caregiver Act in health and mental health organizations.

Credits


Nursing Home Administrator

This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 1.25  total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval # 20200831-1.25-A59423-DL

 


Certified Case Manager

This program has been pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers.  The course is approved for 1 CE contact hour(s).  Activity code: I00036015 Approval Number 190000542:   To claim these CEs, log into your CE Center account at www.ccmcertification.org


SW (MD, Cat.2, EnduringWEB)

Jenerations Health Education is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland. Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this program.

Participant is awarded 1Category II Maryland Social Work CEUs



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MSW, LCSW-C, CSP

Jenerations Health Education


Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP is the founder of Jenerations Health Education, Inc., a full service healthcare education organization. With over 20+ years experience in healthcare, Jennifer is also a gerontology instructor at Johns Hopkins University’s Certificate on Aging program. Her mission is to help healthcare organizations and professionals grow while empowering patients and their caregivers.

Jennifer appears frequently in the media and has been featured on ABC, CBS, NBC, Univision, Sirius XM and in Fast Company, Reader’s Digest, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, The Huffington Post and many more. A member of the National Speakers Association, she is one of less than 800 Certified Speaking Professionals (CSP) worldwide. Her first book, Cruising Through Caregiving: Reducing The Stress of Caring For Your Loved One helps family caregivers and is also a resource for healthcare professionals who want to set better boundaries with patients.

Jennifer is primarily a keynote speaker at national conferences but also offers private programs to corporations, government and non-profit organizations For more information on keynote speaking, please click here.

When she’s not speaking and writing, Jennifer loves boating with her husband Sean. In nautical circles her claim to fame is being the Chesapeake Bay’s least talented first mate. Having grown up in the Philadelphia area, her secret talent is parallel parking.


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