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Behavioral Health, Including Dementia Care - ONLINE

Course Objectives

  • Identify communication techniques that minimize misunderstandings when working with people with dementia.
  • Identify environmental modifications that can improve the quality of life for persons with dementia
  • Discuss the effect restrictive diets have on people with dementia and identify alternatives to dietary restrictions
  • Name non-pharmacological techniques that could minimize distress in people with dementia
  • Define behavioral health

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It's Not You, It's Me...Move In, Move Out, & Transfers ONLINE

Course Objectives

  • Identify the regulations that relate to admission, transfer, discharge and retaining residents.
  • Establish ways to create a move in and move criteria form.
  • Demonstrate the need to establish realistic expectations with consumers.
  • Describe ways to keep staff informed and involved. Establish ways to create a move in and move criteria form.

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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

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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.

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Rethinking 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

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