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010 - Dementia Care Specialist Clinical Skills Training



Credits: None available.

This session focuses on training advanced practice providers as dementia care specialists (DCS) based on the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program model and evidence-based dementia care practices. Methods include case studies utilizing evidence-based tools required to perform a comprehensive cognitive assess¬ment. These tools help support a clinical understanding of person-centered care including caregiver needs to formulate a comprehensive dementia care plan. This session incorporates the Age-Friendly Health Systems 4Ms framework: What Matters, Medication, Mentation, and Mobility.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 9/30/2025.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development evaluation. You will be able to print your nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers):

Planning Committee Disclosures:

There are no disclosures to declare.

Speaker Disclosures:
Carolyn Clevenger discloses that she serves on the advisory board of the following pharmaceutical companies: Otsuka, Lilly, Genentech.

Michelle Panlilio discloses that she serves as a consultant for the following companies: Sunbird Bio, Genentech, Eisai, and Biogen.

Commercial Support:
Commercial Support and Sponsorship
Session 010 is sponsored by UCLA and The John A. Hartford Foundation.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, participants will report the ability to identify at least three changes to practice related to assessment and management of persons living with dementia and their caregivers.


Credits Available


Dementia Care Specialist Clinical Skills Training