Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia & Home Safety (Fort Worth)
Friday, March 1, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (CST)
Fort Worth, TX
CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTITIONERS
"Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia & Home Safety"
This class will also be offered in the Dallas area on Thursday, February 28th, 2013. Register for the Dallas class
Instructor: Dr. Maudia Gentry Ed.D.
5 state-certified continuing education credits for Community Health Workers (Competency: Chronic Disease)
The audience for this training includes community health workers, social workers and all human service providers, as well as caregivers.
Friday, March 1, 2013; 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
UNT-HSC Campus, EAD/703 (building 1 on map)
Park in Lot 19 or 7 (see map)
Morning Snack & Lunch will be provided, and is included in your registration fee.
PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ABLE TO:
Identify the challenges and barriers of providing services in a home environment.
Identify and define the term Alzheimer’s Disease.
Acknowledge the difference between Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia.
Identify resources that will assist caregivers in the home.
Address and define the term cognitive impairment.
Identify strategies for working with caregivers.
Identify resources and strategies for working with consumers who have impaired cognitive skills.
Identify community resources for consumers who have impaired cognitive skills.
Space is limited. Register and pay early.*
AVOID PAYING MORE AT THE DOOR!!!!
If you have further questions, please call Jeff Moon at 817.735.0526
The Texas Public Health Training Center is certified by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) as a training site for certification and continuing education of Community Health Workers.
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*Registration fees are non-refundable.
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Texas Public Health Training Center
The Texas Public Health Training Center (TPHTC) is a training resource for current and future public health workers in the State of Texas.
The Center is a partnerships between the University of Texas School of Public Health, Texas A&M University School of Rural Public Health, the University of North Texas School of Public Health, as well as local and state health departments in Texas providing competency-based training and education.
TPHTC is one of 33 Public Health Training Centers across the nation that are funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the United States Department of Health and Human Resources. Recently, TPHTC was awarded a five-year, $3.2 million grant renewal from HRSA to continue and enhance our training and education programs.
Through web-based and in-person training programs, TPHTC provided training to 4,993 public health professionals across the State of Texas in 2009. Though our focus is providing training and education to local and state health departments, our training and education is also available to, and utilized by: non-profit organizations; academic institutions; corporations, as well as other sectors; and graduate students in public health and related fields.