Piedmont Health Care Center announces 2021 Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia Care Webinar Training.

Updated: Feb 26

Piedmont Health Care Center will be virtually hosting a webinar training seminar every month til the end of 2021. This is the required seminar for those pursuing certification who qualify as CDP/Certified Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners or for those who just want to enhance their dementia education.

SPEAKER: Phronsie Owens

Time: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Dates: see below

Continuing Educational Credit approved for:

  • Alabama Board of Nursing Home Administrators: 7.0 hrs

  • Alabama Board of Assisted Living Administrators: 7.0 hrs. Meets Cat II requirement for cognitive impairment/dementia education (7 hrs).

  • PHCC is an approved provider of contact hours by the Alabama Board of Nursing (7.5 hrs)

  • (ABNP00377). Licensed nurses must present their cards in order to receive credit hours.

  • Alabama Board of Social Worker's 7.0 hrs

See if you qualify for certification: www.nccdp.org

Speaker: Phronsie Owens is a registered nurse with over 25 years’ experience in the healthcare field. Ms. Owens is a graduate of Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, AL with a BS in Law Enforcement and Corrections. In 1992 Ms. Owens was an honor graduate of Gadsden State Community College’s Nursing program. Now author of Now What?, a workbook for managing the records of the person with dementia.

Ms. Owens began her nursing career on the med surge floor at a local hospital then moved to a psychiatric hospital where she earned a National Certification in Psychiatric and Mental Health nursing. In 1998 she moved into the eldercare field and experienced first-hand the effects of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. During her time with home health and long-term care facilities, her interests in the various types of dementia and methods of intervention have grown. She began seeking ways of improving her knowledge and skills in managing those with this disease and wanted to help others who wanted to improve their understanding and skillset in managing the disease. In 2015, she went on to become a Certified Dementia Practitioner and a Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. As a certified trainer, she is seeking to reach area professionals and caretakers who are interested in learning to care for the more than 5 million Americans diagnosed with some type of dementia.

Currently, Phronsie Owens is employed with Piedmont Health Care Center as their Outreach Coordinator and RN Supervisor.

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