Dementia Care Certificate | Northcentral Technical College

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Dementia Care

Certificate

This certificate will prepare individuals seeking advanced knowledge of dementia and the care needed to have a positive impact on the aging population. Individuals completing this certificate will have advanced skills in the latest practices regarding care for the dementia client as well as increased knowledge of gerontology and the unique needs of people experiencing dementia-related illnesses.

certificate at a Glance

Dementia Care 12 Credit Certificate

Formats Offered

On-Campus Availability

  • Wausau Fully Available
  • Antigo
  • Medford
  • Phillips
  • Spencer
  • Wittenberg

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certificate Outcomes

  • Differentiate types of dementia versus the normal aging process
  • Examine caregiver strategies in caring for persons with dementia
  • Gain an understanding of how dementia impacts caregivers and the community
  • Care for clients with dementia using customer-focused practices
  • Enhance and expand the learner skill set through hands on experiences in a variety of healthcare settings

Course List

To view the amount of credits or descriptions for the courses required within this certificate please view the course list.

Course List

Additional certificate Information

ACT for Healthcare

This ACT program is 100% funded with a TAACCCT Round IV $19.9 million grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration.

This program is an equal opportunity program and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

CPR Requirement

Current CPR certification is required prior to clinical placement. Accepted certifications include Professional Rescuer & Healthcare Provider (ARC) or Healthcare Provider (AHA).

Criminal Background Check

This certificate requires a criminal background check. Acceptance to Northcentral Technical College will not be denied based on a criminal background, however, a check may be required for placement at clinical sites or field experiences.

Transfer Opportunities

Credits earned at NTC may transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Visit www.ntc.edu/transfer for a complete listing of transfer opportunities for this certificate.

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For more information on this certificate, contact admissions at 715.675.3331 or email admissions@ntc.edu.

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