Lunch and Learn

Access Lunch and Learn Continuing Education form.


MEMBERS ONLY – Lunch & Learns will be available on-demand for all NAAP members.  You can view past education sessions directly from our website by accessing the “eLearning” area.  

This Month’s Lunch & Learns:

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 1pm ET, 12noon CT, 11am MT, 10am PT.

Topic: Effective Communication Strategies – Theresa Grill 

This session will teach caregivers to decode verbal and behavioral communication by someone with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.  Participants leave with strategies for meaningful communion with people in early, middle, and late stage dementia.

Theresa Grill has a master’s degree in healthcare administration from the George Washington University.  She has worked in the healthcare field for over 30 years.  She has experience as a nursing home and assisted living administrator, and as a community health educator.  In her role of Professional Education Coordinator with the Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association she focuses her work on educating professional and para-professional staff.  Helping them learn about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and enabling them to provide the best care possible for clients with cognitive decline.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 1pm ET, 12noon CT, 11am MT, 10am PT.

Topic: Resident Rights – Lori Smetanka, Exective Director for the National Consumer Voice





November 14, 2017 – NAAP Mid-Year Meeting (No live session)

November 21, 2017 – Healthy Hands Cooking with Jan Pinnington

December 12, 2017 – DementiaRAW with Cathy Braxton and Tami Neumann

December 19, 2017 – National Certification Council for Activity Professional Certification Process  with Dawn Worsley


Here are some general instructions for Lunch & Learn: These sessions will always take place as follows:  Lunch & Learn on the second Tuesday of the month at 1pm ET, 12noon CT, 11am MT, 10am PT.   You must remain on the session the entire 60 minutes to qualify for the CE’s.  After the session you must complete the Summary Form which can also be found below on this page.  Send (email) it  directly to the NAAP Office.  This summary MUST be a minimum of 100 words on what you learned from the session.  Please be sure to include your signature. After completing this process you can plan to receive your continuing education certificate in approximately 2 weeks.  If it does not arrive or you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email  Reminder that CEs are only given to current NAAP Members.  Non-members have the option of receiving CEUs with payment for live sessions only.

All Lunch & Learns are available for rebroadcast on the eLearning on this website FOR MEMBERS ONLY.   This is one of the many benefits of your NAAP Membership.  You will need your username (generated with membership) and password (you control) and then you can listen and submit your review for CEUs.

During live sessions, if you are not a NAAP member and wish to receive the one (1) hour of continuing education credit you will need to submit $35 via credit card on the form.

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