DCS Continuing Education Affiliations

CPI Dementia Care Specialists (DCS) has received approval to offer Continuing Education credit for the following affiliations within the United States and Canada. It is the responsibility of the registrant to ensure the course meets your CEU requirements prior to registration.

International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Accreditation Number: 5480900-2
Approval Valid Until: 06/01/2017 through 05/31/2027

CPI (Dementia Care Specialists is a Division of CPI) is accredited by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). CPI complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, CPI is authorized to issue the IACET CEU, Provider Number 5480900-2

See below for the varying CEU details regarding IACET:

  1. CPI is authorized by IACET to offer 1.0 CEUs for this program.
  1. CPI is authorized by IACET to offer 0.8 CEUs for this program.
  1. CPI is authorized by IACET to offer 0.4 CEUs for this program
  1. CPI is authorized by IACET to offer 0.7 CEUs for this program.
  1. CPI is authorized by IACET to offer 0.7 CEUs for this program.
  1. CPI is authorized by IACET to offer 1.3 CEUs for this program.

Speech-Language Pathologists

ASHA CE

Please visit the ASHA website to view ASHA CEU eligibility criteria.

  1. Crisis Prevention Institute Dementia Capable Care, 2nd Edition Training is offered for 1.0 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area).
  1. Dementia Capable Care Specialist Credential Training is registered for 0.8 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area).

Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants

American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

Dementia Care Specialists, a CPI Specialized Offering is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development.

Course approval ID# 0000001407. This Blended/Hybrid format is offered at 1.0 CEUs. Introductory level. OT Service Delivery and Foundational Knowledge categories. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

Course approval ID# 0000004810. This Blended/Hybrid format is offered at 0.8 CEUs. Introductory level. OT Service Delivery and Foundational Knowledge categories. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

This course is offered for .7 AOTA CEUs.

AOTA Education Level: Introductory, AOTA Classification Codes: Occupational Therapy Process, Domain of OT. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

This course is offered for .7 AOTA CEUs.

AOTA Education Level: Introductory, AOTA Classification Codes: Occupational Therapy Process, Domain of OT. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

This course is offered for 1.3 AOTA CEUs.

Dementia Care Specialists is an AOTA Approved Provider of Continuing Education. AOTA Education Level: Intermediate, AOTA Classification Codes: Occupational Therapy Process, Domain of OT, Professional Issues.

California Board of Registered Nursing

CPI is an approved provider of Continuing Education for the California Board of Registered Nursing. Multiple training programs are eligible for contact hours. CPI issues certificates of attendance to those who attend our regularly scheduled training programs conducted by our Global Professional Instructors. Participants should submit CPI's certificate of attendance to the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Nurses from states outside California should check with their state’s board of nursing, as reciprocity for Continuing Education approval from the California Board of Registered Nursing may be available in your state.

For more information about the California Board of Registered Nursing, please visit: rn.ca.gov.

The following certificates must be retained by the licensee for a period of four years after the course ends. Nurses attending this course should be aware that no partial credit can be granted. Nurses from other states should check with their state’s board of nursing requirements as sometimes reciprocal agreements are available to allow for Continuing Education approved by one state to be allowable for another.

CPI's Provider Number: 17592
Approval Valid Until: 3/31/2025

Dementia Capable Care, 2nd Edition Instructor Certification Program | Blended Virtual Training (10 Contact Hours)

CPI's Provider Number: 17592
Approval Valid Until: 3/31/2025

Dementia Capable Care Specialist Credential Training | Blended Virtual Training (9.6 Contact Hours)

CPI's Provider Number: 17592
Approval Valid Until: 3/31/2025

Dementia Capable Care: Online Learning Modules | Self-Study (4.2 Contact Hours)

CPI's Provider Number: 11542
Approval Valid Until: 12/22/2019

Eligible for: 7 Contact Hours

CPI's Provider Number: 11542
Approval Valid Until: 12/22/2019

Eligible for: 7 Contact Hours

CPI's Provider Number: 11542
Approval Valid Until: 12/22/2019

Eligible for: 13 Contact Hours

Long-Term Care Administrators

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards

This program is approved by the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards. For additional information, contact NAB at 1120 20th St., NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20036, (202)712-9040, or www.nabweb.org.

Approval Start Date: 5/14/2021
Expiration Date: 5/13/2022
Program Approval Code: 20220513-10.50-A74109-DL
Participant Hours Approved: 10

Approval Start Date: 8/8/2022
Expiration Date: 8/7/2024
Program Approval Code: 20230801-8-A85444-DL
Participant Hours Approved: 8

Physical and Occupational Therapists

Pre-approval of courses is not required in all states. Many States Physical Therapy Associations will recognize courses approved by another state chapter.

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of State Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs State Board of Physical Therapy
Course Approval Number: PTPR015771

Approval Valid Until: 01/01/2023-12/31/2024
Hours Awarded: for 8 hours (8.0 GEN, 0.0 DA)
Pre-approval of courses is not required in all states. Many States Physical Therapy Associations will recognize courses approved by another state chapter.

Dementia Care Specialists’ Course Content Disclosure

Access the Dementia Care Specialists Course Content Disclosure for more information regarding the framework and focus of training, and instructional personnel disclosure relative to course content.


CPI maintains a variety of program approvals, accreditations, sponsorships, and providerships through numerous entities for Continuing Education. Each entity is governed by its own set of rules and policies, and uses its own terminology with respect to credits, hours, and units and how they are calculated.