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Elderwerks Dementia Conference

October 18, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Annual McHenry Dementia Conference

Wednesday 10/18/2023 07:15 AM – 04:00 PM
Avante Banquets
1050 Northwest Hwy, Fox River Grove, IL 60021

$80.00 Non-refundable
Credit Hours: 6 CE Credits awarded to Acupuncturists, Counselors (Clinical/Professional), Dental Hygienists, Dietitians/Nutritionists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Massage Therapists, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses (RNs/LPNs), Nursing Home Administrators, Occupational Therapists and COTAS, Physical Therapists and PTAs, Psychologists, Respiratory Care Therapists, and Social Workers.

Registration: Advanced registration required.

7:15 am to 8:15 am Registration and Breakfast
8:15 am to 8:30 am Welcome and Introductions

8:30 am to 10:00 am Cultural Considerations and Dementia
Amelia Garza, MBA, MA, CFRE, Diversity and Inclusion Manager, Alzheimer’s Association of Illinois
1.5 CEUs Dementia
1.5 CEUs Culture

10:15 am to 11:45 am Addressing Spiritual Needs in Persons Living with Dementia at the End of Life
Chaplain Chad Leonard, MSW, Board Certified Chaplain and Social Worker, Gentiva Hospice
1.5 CEUs Dementia
1.5 CEUs Ethics

11:45 am to 12:45 pm Lunch

12:45 pm to 2:15 pm The Music Inside: Discovering the Power of Music for
Persons Living with Dementia
Carla Bacon Smith, Music Therapist, Lifetime Expressions
1.5 CEUs Dementia

2:30 pm to 4:00 pm Health Disorders & Dementia: When Worlds Collide
Chris Petrik, RN, BS DCC-CI, Director of Training, Elderwerks Educational Services
1.5 CEUs Dementia
.5 CEUs Bias

Total Credits Available at Conference:
2.0 CEUs Bias
1.5 CEUs Cultural Competency
1.5 CEUs Ethics
6.0 CEUs Dementia

Questions: 847-462-0885 or events@elderwerks.org


October 18, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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