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Practical and comprehensive: 45 multiple choice exam questions are grounded in the principles of person-centered care and in accordance with industry standards for question structure, difficulty level and 6th-grade readability.
Learning is convenient: Staff take their exam online at their convenience. The exam is not timed, and they can return as often as necessary before final submission.
Recognition for new knowledge: With a passing exam of 90 percent or higher, individual staff members will receive a personalized essentiALZ certificate, with certification good for two years.
These training programs and accompanying curricula have been recognized by the Alzheimer's Association for reflecting the five topic areas of the Dementia Care Practice Recommendations and are eligible for purchase of the Alzheimer’s Association essentiALZ certification.
Frequently asked questions about taking the essentiALZ exam.
Person-centered care training can make a significant difference in the lives of people living with dementia and may lead to the following benefits:
For more information about curriculum review and essentiALZ certification, please complete our form.
If you have completed a recognized dementia care training program and are attempting to take your essentiALZ certification exam.