Dementia Care

The 12-credit Dementia Care Graduate Certificate addresses an existing and growing market need to prepare nurses and other healthcare professionals on essential theories, concepts and skills for healthcare coordination of patients and caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRDs). The Dementia Care Certificate offered through the UConn School of Nursing is designed to educate healthcare professionals and administrators for the common goal of improving care outcomes and quality of life for patients with ADRDs and their caregivers with a focus on culturally responsive and patient and family centered care principles. The knowledge learned through this program is valuable to nurses and healthcare professionals who are involved in the management of direct patient care and care coordination of patients with ADRDs. This certificate is offered entirely online. Required courses: NURS 5105, 5106, 5107.