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Western New York Dementia Care Symposium
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FRIDAY APRIL 17, 2015


Register now: Family Caregivers

Register now: Professional Caregivers


 
Featuring TEEPA SNOW

    Presented by Keynote Sponsor:

About Symposium

This annual day-long educational event features national and local experts on the latest in dementia care practice and research. Registration includes a full day of informative sessions, morning refreshments, lunch and access to our vendor fair where you can learn more about community providers.

Agenda

8:00-9:00 am Registration and Vendor Fair
9:00-9:15 am  Opening Remarks
9:15-10:15 am Teepa Snow - Making Moments of Joy: It's What You Choose To Do As A Caregiver
10:30-11:30 am Teepa Snow - Humor in Caregiving - Learning How to Laugh!
11:30-12:30pm Lunch/Policy and Perspectives
12:30-1:15 pm Dessert and Vendor Fair
1:15-2:15 pm Breakout Session #1
2:30-3:30 pm Breakout Session #2

About our Keynote Speaker

Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, is one of America's leading educators on dementia. Working as a Registered Occupational Therapist for more than 30 years, her wealth of experience led to her development of the Positive Approach® to Care techniques and training models used by both families and professionals working or living with dementia or other brain changes throughout the world. You can learn more about her approach at TeepaSnow.com

Breakout Sessions - choose one from each session

FAMILY CAREGIVERS

Session 1 - choose one: 
10 Things Every Caregiver Needs to Know presented by Sarah Harlock, MBA
What if it's Not Alzheimer's? presented by Jessica Englert, PhD

Session 2 - choose one: 
Safety and Assistive Technology presented by Christine Oddo
Medical Treatment & Clinical Trials presented by Michelle Rainka, Pharm.D

PROFESSIONAL HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

Session 1 - choose one: 
Talking with the Family: Easy Tips for Hard Conversations presented by Leilani Pelletier, MA
Behavior Q&A presented by Judy Hutson, LMSW

Session 2 - choose one: 
Dementia in Acute Care Settings presented by Davina Porock, PhD
Medical Treatment & Clinical Trials presented by Michelle Rainka, Pharm.D                                                 

Continuing Education - 4.5 Contact Hours

Activities Professionals
This program has been pre-approved for 4.5 clock hours of continuing education by the National Certification Council for Activities Professionals.

Administrators (Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing)
The National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrators Boards (NAB) has approved the program for 4.5 hours of continuing education credit.

Nursing
This activity has been submitted to Northeast Multistate Division (NE-MSD) for approval to award contract hours. Northeast Multistate Division (NE-MSD) is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

To read a description of the Symposium class objectives, please click here.

Fees

  Family Caregivers:     
 $30 - early bird  /  after Apr. 3 - $35
  Professional Caregivers:            
 $125 - early bird w/o CEUs  / after Apr. 3 -  $135
 $150 - with CEUs  / after Apr. 3 -  $160

Register Now!

Be sure to secure a seat for this informative, enlightening and entertaining conference.
If you are a FAMILY caregiver, CLICK HERE to register online.
If you are a PROFESSIONAL caregiver, please CLICK HERE to register online.


 

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