Grand Rounds are held 11am-12pm the first Wednesday of the month, September through June. Register for the entire series, or choose individual sessions.

Additional discounts available for LeadingAge Maryland members, and Alzheimer's Association chapters and employees.

Please contact us for more information.


This is an online event. 

There is no cost to attend this program in-person, at our campus in Sykesville, Maryland. To register to attend in person, please contact Allison: ciborowa@emacommunities.org

We accomodate persons with dissabilities. Please let us know if you require special assistance. 


Allison Ciborowski 
The Copper Ridge Institute 
410-795-8808 x 1116 

Continuing Education Information

One (1) hour of continuing education credit will be awarded upon successful completion of each 60-minute session.

The Copper Ridge Instiute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Copper Ridge Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

The Copper Ridge Institute is a Certified Sponsor of professional continuing education with the National Association of Long Term Care Administrators Boards (NAB) and has approved this program for the number of clock hours listed under their sponsor agreement with NAB/NCERS. State licensure boards, however, have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses. 

The Copper Ridge Institute is an approved sponsor of The Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education for licensed social workers in Maryland. The Copper Ridge Institute maintains responsibility for all programs offered. 

This program has been submitted to the Maryland Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Maryland Nurses Association is an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Dementia Care Grand Rounds Online

Registration for a single viewer

"Quality, timely, useful information."

"I enjoyed being able to learn new things without having to travel!"

Dementia Care Grand Rounds Online offer a convenient way to learn from experts in the field of aging and dementia care, and receive continuing education credit. Each 60 minute session reviews a current topic related to care of persons with dementia. Sessions are held 11am-12pm the first Wednesday of the month, September through June. 

Your registration fee includes:

1. Link and password to access the session(s)

2. Access to PDF copy of handouts

3. One continuing education certificate or certificate of completion

4. Access to archived recordings of session(s)

Register for the entire series and receive a 10% discount!

Schedule of Speakers and Topics:

9/4/13 - "Management of Medical Co-Morbidity and Dementia in Long-Term Care" Matthew McNabney, MD

10/2/13 - "What are "Executive Functions" (and do the frontal lobes do them)?Jason Brandt, PhD

11/6/13 - "Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease"                                          Marilyn Albert, PhD

12/4/13 - "Antipsychotics and Dementia: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly"Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP

1/8/14 - "Falls Prevention in Older Adults with Dementia"                              Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP 

2/5/14 - "Driving and Dementia"                                                                             Annette Lavezza. OTR/L

3/5/14 - "Higher Order Control of Mobility in Aging and Dementia"                 Roee Holtzer, PhD 

4/2/14 - "Evaluation and Management of Pain"                                                      Allan Anderson, MD

5/7/14 - "Flourishing in the Context of Dementia: Implications for Research and Practice"                                                                                                                          Kimberly Van Haitsma, PhD

6/4/14 - "Mouth Care Without a Battle"                                                                   Sheryl Zimmerman, PhD


Click below to register! Please feel free to contact us with any questions: ciborowa@emacommunities.org - 410-795-8808 x 1116

From a past participant...

"Over the past ten months, our nursing staff have marveled at the Dementia Care Grand Rounds Online. They look forward to more learning, as each topic is not only uniquely interesting, but the speakers are engaging as well."

-Bonnie Mahon, RN, BSN, MSN, CMSRN, CNA-BC, Senior Director, Medical/Surgical & Senior Services, Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring, Maryland