GIN sponsors conferences held in the spring and fall each year.

CEUS (RN, SW, CM, NHA, PCHA, CLE) applications are made for
events as practical.


Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care
Virtual Conference

Thursday, November 18, 2021

8:15 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

CEUs pending



8:15     Welcoming Remarks

                        Brenda Kim, GIN President

                        Amy Lorek, GIN Vice President

                        Janice Whitaker, GIN RN CEU Coordinator


            Introduction of Today’s Speakers:

                        Jeannine Shade, CDP, CADDCT  Foxdale Village

                        Elizabeth Plozner-Chalfa, CDP, CADDCT  Juniper Village at



8:30    Types and Stages of Dementia


9:30     Communications & Feelings


10:30   Break


10:45 Depression & Repetitive Expressions

           Delusions, Hallucinations, Hoarding & Wandering


Noon   Lunch on your own


12:30   Aggressive Behaviors, Catastrophic Reactions, Intimacy & Sexuality


1:30    Personal Care, Activities, Environment


3:00     Break


3:15     Staff &Family Support, Abuse & Neglect Prevention


4:15     Cultural Diversity, Cultural Competence, Spiritual Care & End of Life


5:15    Evaluation

Continuing Education Credits

Are you a lawyer and requesting CLE? After you register with Centre County GIN print and complete this second form to request and receive credit. Send your completed form to Holly Reigh at


Continuing Education for RN’s 

Penn State College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing professional development by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. At this time, presenters, organizers, and content specialists have indicated no conflict of interest. This activity has been submitted for 2.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education per session for participants who hold a valid RN license and attend the entire session; partial contact hours are not awarded. A total of 8 total contact hours pending for full conference, supported by Outreach and Professional Development Office, Penn State College of Nursing.

Please call Sandy at 355.6716 for more information about contact hours.

Continuing Education Nursing Home Administrator Policy 

The Pennsylvania State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators requires Administrators who attend the conference provide your license number to be listed on the certificate. Please bring your Nursing Home License number with you to the conference.

CLE provided by Estate and Long Term Care Planning, Inc.

Continuing Education 

Applied for EIGHT hours for NHA, PCHA, SW, RN, and CM. All approvals are pending.