Online

Online courses can be taken at any time.

Fire Prevention & Safety - ONLINE

Course Objectives

  • Describe the State Fire Marshal’s role
  • Cite the regulation that discusses fire safety
  • Identify causes of fires
  • Discuss equipment to use in case of a fire

Course Description

Fire prevention and safety is such an important topic, especially in adult care homes.    All staff must understand their role in order to keep residents and staff safe.  This course will describe the regulations that guide us, what to look for, and how to respond. 

Mental Health & Long-Term Care Residents ONLINE

Course Objectives

  • Define behavioral health
  • State difference between mental health and mental illness
  • List most common psychiatric diagnoses in LTC
  • Identify non-pharmacological intervention for residents living with mental illness
  • Identify ways to identify behaviors (reactions) and how to prevent or help residents cope
  • Discuss root cause and how this helps residents living with mental illness

Course Description

AL Nurse 101 ONLINE

Course Objectives

  • Learn general assisted living concepts pertinent to nursing. 
  • Discuss the relationship between the functional capacity screen, negotiated service agreements and health service plan.
  • Examine negotiated service agreement and health service plan development.
  • Explain medication management and other nursing function regulations.

Course Description

Re-thinking Leadership and Staff Empowerment ONLINE

Course Objectives

  • Differentiate between management and leadership
  • Recognize how staff empowerment relates to leadership
  • Discover the value of staff empowerment
  • Describe the characteristics of a good leader
  • Discuss the effects of the new philosophy of leadership and how it impacts culture changeCite regulations that guide prevention of abuse, neglect and exploitation

Course Description

Abuse, Neglect, & Exploitation ONLINE

Course Objectives

  • Define abuse, neglect and exploitation
  • Cite regulations that guide prevention of abuse, neglect and exploitation
  • Identify effective communication techniques for residents with dementia
  • Describe ways to prevent abuse, neglect and exploitation
  • Explain investigation process of abuse, neglect and exploitation
  • List signs of burnout, frustration and stress

Course Description

Infection Control ONLINE

Course Objectives

  • Summarize how infections are spread
  • Discover why infections occur at a higher rate in older adults
  • Distinguish between standard precautions and transmission-based precautions
  • Examine ways to protect yourself and residents from infection
  • Demonstrate the importance of hand washing and hand hygiene

Course Description

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