Classroom Course » Learning the Language of Dementia - Effingham

Dates & Times:
November 09, Friday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Hosted By:
Continuing Education Institute of Illinois

Registration is Closed


This innovative and unique educational event will offer creative insight, tools and resources to help professionals communicate effectively with persons with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia and assist caregivers with successful care strategies.

  • Recognize the salient differences between Alzheimer’s and dementia types.
  • Identify communication approaches that are effective at different stages of disease.
  • Discuss the process of assessing a caregivers readiness to effectively support their loved one.
  • Select the appropriate evidence-based interventions to address functional and cognitive deficits of persons with Alzheimer’s/dementia.
Intended Audience:


Athletic Trainers

Counselors (Clinical/Professional)

Dental Hygienists


Marriage and Family Therapists

Nurse Practitioners

Nurses (RNs/LPNs)

Nursing Home Administrators

Occupational Therapists and COTAs

Physical Therapists and PTAs


Respiratory Care Therapists

Social Workers

Others (please inquire)
Session Notes:
The registration fee includes break refreshments, printed materials and continuing education credits/units.
Keller Convention Center Effingham
1202 N. Keller Drive
Effingham, Illinois 62401
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Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation details
 Kari Burch 
 Becky Doiron 
 Ann Jirmasek 
 Kimberly Jornd 
 Greg Kyrouac, MSEd 
 Amy Sobrino 
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