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Connie Kaufusi


Connie Kaufusi is an experienced Program Manager and certified APC course instructor at the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals. Connie received her Bachelors of Business degree with American Military University in 2021, and as a Marine Corps Veteran, she has extensive background knowledge in aircraft maintenance logs, records, and quality assurance, specialties that have helped her to provide comprehensive and meticulous instructional services. 


She has now been working with NCCAP in Program Management for almost 5 years, and as a mom to 2 young children, she brings compassion, experience, and a fresh perspective to her work as a certified instructor. Through hands-on experiential learning during her time with the NCCAP, Connie has been able to grasp the beneficial impact that Activity Professionals have on the lives of the aging population, and she is committed to advancing the person-centered movement toward devoted care for the aging population. 

Interested in taking the Activity Professional Certified Course?

My course will be delivered zoom


Instructors Connie Kaufusi 

Option 1:

Monday & Wednesday 

Feb. 1-May 15, 2023

HST: 12 PM – 3 PM (day light savings November 6; only changes will be people in this time zone)

PST: 3 PM – 6 PM

MST: 4 PM – 7 PM

CST: 5 PM – 8 PM

EST: 6 PM – 9 PM

Option 2:

Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays

April 4, 2023-June 9, 2023

PST: 330 PM – 630 PM

MST: 430 PM – 730 PM

CST: 530 PM – 830 PM

EST: 630 PM – 930 PM

MEPAP 1 APC $650 course fee includes coursebook, exam and 2 years certification.

Please note that if you select to do a payment play there will be an additional $30.00 fee added.

Activity Professional Certified Course

As a Licensed Instructor, I am qualified to deliver NCCAP’s standardized Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals (MEPAP) for NCCAP certification. 


For over 30 years, NCCAP certification has been accepted for meeting the highest standard of CMS F680 and is the only certification accepted by NAAP for meeting the Professional Standards of Practice to be an Activity Professional.


The MEPAP is infused with the person-centered principles of the Pioneer Network as well as the Alzheimer’s Association Dementia Care Practice Recommendations. It is reviewed and updated regularly by an independent Clinical and Curriculum Advisory Board of geriatric experts and long-term care practitioners.


Like all Allied Healthcare credentials, NCCAP certification is based on a formal course of study, the MEPAP, and an independent final exam. NCCAP certification ensures you are competent to deliver person-centered care and life-enriching activity programs to enhance physical, cognitive and psychosocial well-being.


Currently, I teach the NCCAP’s standardized MEPAP APC (Activity Professional Certified) course. The MEPAP APC is the entry-level certification that provides the knowledge and skills to work in the Activity Profession.

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