Be a registered nurse with a minimum of 2 years nursing experience, current IL license
Current CPR certification
Have successfully completed a Department-sponsored Approved Evaluator Workshop prior to initial approval and complete a Department-sponsored Approved Evaluator Workshop refresher course every five years thereafter, as well as complete a Department-sponsored Train the Train Program for theory.
Have one year of experience as a registered nurse in Long Term Care or providing nursing care, including personal care and activities of daily living, to older adults or for chronically ill adults.
Each instructor shall also provide documentation of completion of a Department-approved specialized workshop, course, seminar or other approved training for instruction in Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias.
Have successfully completed a Department-sponsored Train the Trainer and Approved Evaluator course prior to initial approval and every five years thereafter. Nurses with a BSN do not need to complete the Train the Trainer program at this time.