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Following the National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices (NTG) best practices recommendations for professional direct support staff, this series is intended for nurses, social workers, OT, PT and unlicensed assistive personnel and with the intent to expand and reinforce the knowledge and skills needed to care for individuals with ID/DD and suspected dementia.

Presenters:
Sandra Fournier, MSN, RN, CDDN
Director at Behavioral Associates of MA, a Groden Network Affiliate

Chris Gadbois, DNP, RN-BC, PHNA-BC
CEO at CareLink and faculty at Salve Regina in Doctoral Nursing Program



January 13, 2021:
Introduction to Aging, Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Dementia
View recorded program here.

“This continuing nursing professional development activity was approved by the Rhode Island State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.”
(Jan. 13, 2021 - Jan. 13, 2023)


January 20, 2021:
Dementia: In Search of a Diagnosis for Individuals with IDD
View recorded program here.

January 27, 2021: 
Stages of Alzheimer's for Individuals with IDD and ADRD

View recorded program here.

February 3, 2021:
Now What? Planning for Quality Services

View recorded program here.
“This continuing nursing professional development activity was submitted for approval by the Rhode Island State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.”



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