Upcoming Courses

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 10:15am

Course Objectives

  • Discuss that open and honest communication and a team environment can help keep conflict at bay.
  • Recognizing we are humans and from time to time conflict will still arise.
  • Describe causes and types of conflict
  • Explain skills for resolving conflict in a way that achieves optimal results, does not add fuel to the fire and deepens understanding and relationships. 

Course Description

In any organization, there are times when conflicts arise.  It is crucial to provide ongoing education to all staff on how to effectively resolve conflict.  Conflict resolution training can benefit every individual – both at home and on the job.  This class would be helpful for staff working in any facet of long term care.  

Course Price: $25
Calendar - View the Course Calendar.
Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.
Contact Hours: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (1 contact hours, 1-Admin)

*Lunch is included in the fee*

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Introduction to Person Centered Care
  • Resident choice in dining
  • Creating meaning through life enhancement
  • Learning circles

Course Description

No matter where you are on your person centered care journey, this Person Centered Care class is for you. Discover how to honor resident choice in regards to schedules, bathing, dining, and living a meaningful life with real life examples and success stories. Resident choice and meaningful life are two of the domains for the PEAK 2.0 program in Kansas.

Course Price: $99
Calendar - View the Course Calendar.
Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.
Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7 contact hours, 7-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Empowerment: Creating leaders at every level
  • Consistent assignments and scheduling that makes sense
  • De-institutionalize the environment and create a home
  • Promoting community
  • Regulations that support creating home

Course Description

In order to be successful at Person Centered Care, communities must have consistent assignments and give care partners the authority to make day to day decisions in providing care. Often the design of the building limits creating neighborhoods or households that are a part of culture change. Investigate how to de-institutionalize the environment to make a home. Self Empowerment and Making a Home are two of the domains for the PEAK 2.0 program in Kansas.

Course Price: $99
Calendar - View the Course Calendar.
Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.
Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7 contact hours, 4-Admin Hours, 3-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Explore communication techniques to minimize misunderstandings in people with dementia
  • Identify environmental modifications that can improve the quality of life for people with dementia
  • Discuss how to minimize negative reactions in people with dementia without the use of medications
  • Identify interventions that maintain a person's independence with eating
  • Identify how liberalized diets can positively affect people with dementia

Course Description

Working with people with dementia is rewarding and challenging.  This course is designed to teach care staff how to create an environment where people with dementia and the people working with them can thrive.  There will also be an interactive discussion of how to individualize care for people with dementia. 

Course Price: $99
Calendar - View the Course Calendar.
Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.
​Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (6 contact hours, 6-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:00am

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

This class is designed to help the assisted living/residential healthcare/home plus nurse with some of the concepts learned in the operators course.  The relationship between the functional capacity screen, negotiated service agreement and health service plan will be discussed.  How to develop the negotiated service agreement and health service plan will be examined in detail.  The regulations regarding medication management and other nursing functions will also be explained.  If you have not taken the Assisted Living Operators Course and are currently working or hope to work in state licensed only adult care homes this class is definitely for you.

Course Price: $99
Calendar - View the Course Calendar.
Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.
Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (6 contact hours - 2 Administrative Hours, 4 Resident Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Empowerment: Creating leaders at every level
  • Consistent assignments and scheduling that makes sense
  • De-institutionalize the environment and create a home
  • Promoting community
  • Regulations that support creating home

Course Description

In order to be successful at Person Centered Care, communities must have consistent assignments and give care partners the authority to make day to day decisions in providing care. Often the design of the building limits creating neighborhoods or households that are a part of culture change. Investigate how to de-institutionalize the environment to make a home. Self Empowerment and Making a Home are two of the domains for the PEAK 2.0 program in Kansas.

Course Price: $99
Calendar - View the Course Calendar.
Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.
Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7 contact hours, 4-Admin Hours, 3-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 9:00am

Course Description

Communication and team building are important to any organization, especially long-term care.  This class will describe effective ways to communicate, explore the value of staff empowerment and other ways to build an effective team.  This class would be excellent for formal and informal leaders.  

Course Objectives

  • Identify strategies for building teams
  • Demonstrate how to be a valuable team member
  • Discuss the importance of customer service and team building
  • Describe effective communication techniques
  • Explore the value of staff empowerment when building an effective team 

Course Price: $99
Calendar - View the Course Calendar.
Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.
​Contact Hours: 6 (1 day, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Describe regulations that impact activities and quality for life of residents.
  • Define person centered activity approaches.
  • Explain activity approaches for people with dementia.
  • Demonstrate activity ideas.
  • Identify how meaningful activities are defined

Course Description

Life enhancement or activities are a crucial part of quality of life for residents in long-term care.  In so many communities the role of activities is shared with many staff members throughout the organization.  So often, staff do not feel comfortable conducting activities because they do not know what to do or how to do it.  This class will explore what the new role of life enhancement looks like.  The class will also have interactive portions that will spark creativity and provide resources to bring back to the community to enhance residents’ lives.

6 CEUs for licensed nurses, social workers, Adult Care Home Administrators and Operators (Resident Care).

Course Price: $99
Calendar - View the Course Calendar.
Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.
Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7 contact hours, 7-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 1:00pm

Course Description

Communication and team building are important to any organization, especially long-term care.  This workshop will describe effective ways to communicate, explore the value of staff empowerment and other ways to build an effective team.  This would be excellent for formal and informal leaders.  This workshop will also discuss how to honor resident choice regarding schedules, bathing, dining, and living a meaningful life with real life examples and success stories. 

Course Objectives

  • Identify strategies for building teams
  • Discuss the importance of customer service and team building
  • Describe effective communication techniques
  • Explore the value of staff empowerment when building an effective team
  • Discover the value of honoring choice related to eating, bathing, sleeping and spending the day
  • Analyze the impact of consistent staffing on resident choice

Course Price: $49

Calendar - View the Course Calendar.

Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.

Contact Hours: 3 (1/2 day, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.) (2-Administrative, 1-Resident Care)

Location: Delaware Highlands Assisted Living, 12600 Delaware Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66109

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Kansas City, KS
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Introduction to Person Centered Care
  • Resident choice in dining
  • Creating meaning through life enhancement
  • Learning circles

Course Description

No matter where you are on your person centered care journey, this Person Centered Care class is for you. Discover how to honor resident choice in regards to schedules, bathing, dining, and living a meaningful life with real life examples and success stories. Resident choice and meaningful life are two of the domains for the PEAK 2.0 program in Kansas.

Course Price: $99

Calendar - View the Course Calendar.

Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.

Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7 contact hours, 7-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Introduction to Person Centered Care
  • Resident choice in dining
  • Creating meaning through life enhancement
  • Learning circles

Course Description

No matter where you are on your person centered care journey, this Person Centered Care class is for you. Discover how to honor resident choice in regards to schedules, bathing, dining, and living a meaningful life with real life examples and success stories. Resident choice and meaningful life are two of the domains for the PEAK 2.0 program in Kansas.

Course Price: $99

Calendar - View the Course Calendar.

Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.

Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7 contact hours, 7-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Empowerment: Creating leaders at every level
  • Consistent assignments and scheduling that makes sense
  • De-institutionalize the environment and create a home
  • Promoting community
  • Regulations that support creating home

Course Description

In order to be successful at Person Centered Care, communities must have consistent assignments and give care partners the authority to make day to day decisions in providing care. Often the design of the building limits creating neighborhoods or households that are a part of culture change. Investigate how to de-institutionalize the environment to make a home. Self Empowerment and Making a Home are two of the domains for the PEAK 2.0 program in Kansas.

Course Price: $99

Calendar - View the Course Calendar.

Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.

Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7 contact hours, 4-Admin Hours, 3-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Empowerment: Creating leaders at every level
  • Consistent assignments and scheduling that makes sense
  • De-institutionalize the environment and create a home
  • Promoting community
  • Regulations that support creating home

Course Description

In order to be successful at Person Centered Care, communities must have consistent assignments and give care partners the authority to make day to day decisions in providing care. Often the design of the building limits creating neighborhoods or households that are a part of culture change. Investigate how to de-institutionalize the environment to make a home. Self Empowerment and Making a Home are two of the domains for the PEAK 2.0 program in Kansas.

Course Price: $99

Calendar - View the Course Calendar.

Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.

Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7 contact hours, 4-Admin Hours, 3-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Provide brief overview of the long-term care environment.
  • Define the roles and responsibilities of the paid nutrition assistant.
  • Discuss resident centered concepts regarding eating and dining.
  • Cite resident rights pertaining to resident dining.
  • Demonstrate caring techniques for residents with special needs.
  • Examine proper positioning for meals.
  • Identify procedures for a safe dining experience.
  • Explain fundamentals of good nutrition in the elderly.

Course Description

Paid nutrition assistant is an individual who is paid to assist residents of an adult care home, with eating, and who provides such assistance under the supervision of a registered professional or licensed practical nurse.  This course, taught by Evergreen’s Director of Health, will be interactive and resident centered.  The class is perfect for anyone that wants to assist residents with eating and has not been trained as a CNA.  

Course Price: $189

Calendar - View the Course Calendar.

Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.

Contact Hours: 2 Day Class, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (12 contact hours, 12-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Explore communication techniques to minimize misunderstandings in people with dementia
  • Identify environmental modifications that can improve the quality of life for people with dementia
  • Discuss how to minimize negative reactions in people with dementia without the use of medications
  • Identify interventions that maintain a person's independence with eating
  • Identify how liberalized diets can positively affect people with dementia

Course Description

Working with people with dementia is rewarding and challenging.  This course is designed to teach care staff how to create an environment where people with dementia and the people working with them can thrive.  There will also be an interactive discussion of how to individualize care for people with dementia. 

Course Price: $99

Calendar - View the Course Calendar.

Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.

Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (6 contact hours, 6-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Describe regulations that impact activities and quality for life of residents.
  • Define person centered activity approaches.
  • Explain activity approaches for people with dementia.
  • Demonstrate activity ideas.
  • Identify how meaningful activities are defined

Course Description

Life enhancement or activities are a crucial part of quality of life for residents in long-term care.  In so many communities the role of activities is shared with many staff members throughout the organization.  So often, staff do not feel comfortable conducting activities because they do not know what to do or how to do it.  This class will explore what the new role of life enhancement looks like.  The class will also have interactive portions that will spark creativity and provide resources to bring back to the community to enhance residents’ lives.

6 CEUs for licensed nurses, social workers, Adult Care Home Administrators and Operators (Resident Care).

Course Price: $99

Calendar - View the Course Calendar.

Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.

Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (6 contact hours, 6-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Differentiate between palliative and hospice care
  • Describe how to effectively communicate to a dying person
  • Recognize how good customer service is important throughout the dying process
  • Compare cultural differences related to death and dying
  • Identify signs of impending death

Course Outline

  • End of Life Philosophy
  • Death and Mortality Exercise
  • Effective Communication
  • Case Studies
  • End of Life Customer Service
  • Signs and Symptoms of Dying
  • Measuring Success
  • Regulatory Compliance

Course Description

This course is taught by a Registered Nurse who works in long-term care and understands the daily challenges of caring for people at the end of life. We connect with your staff and work through those challenges and provide tools and resources for success. This course is designed to teach staff how to provide a personal, peaceful, and meaningful dying experience for elders and families.

Course Price: $99

Calendar - View the Course Calendar.

Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.

Contact Hours: 6 hours, 6 Res-Care Hours

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 9:00am

Course Description

Communication and team building are important to any organization, especially long-term care.  This class will describe effective ways to communicate, explore the value of staff empowerment and other ways to build an effective team.  This class would be excellent for formal and informal leaders.  

Course Objectives

  • Identify strategies for building teams
  • Demonstrate how to be a valuable team member
  • Discuss the importance of customer service and team building
  • Describe effective communication techniques
  • Explore the value of staff empowerment when building an effective team 

Course Price: $99

Calendar - View the Course Calendar.

Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.

Contact Hours: 6 (1 day, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Introduction to Person Centered Care
  • Resident choice in dining
  • Creating meaning through life enhancement
  • Learning circles

Course Description

No matter where you are on your person centered care journey, this Person Centered Care class is for you. Discover how to honor resident choice in regards to schedules, bathing, dining, and living a meaningful life with real life examples and success stories. Resident choice and meaningful life are two of the domains for the PEAK 2.0 program in Kansas.

Course Price: $99

Calendar - View the Course Calendar.

Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.

Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7 contact hours, 7-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Introduction to Person Centered Care
  • Resident choice in dining
  • Creating meaning through life enhancement
  • Learning circles

Course Description

No matter where you are on your person centered care journey, this Person Centered Care class is for you. Discover how to honor resident choice in regards to schedules, bathing, dining, and living a meaningful life with real life examples and success stories. Resident choice and meaningful life are two of the domains for the PEAK 2.0 program in Kansas.

Course Price: $99

Calendar - View the Course Calendar.

Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.

Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7 contact hours, 7-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Empowerment: Creating leaders at every level
  • Consistent assignments and scheduling that makes sense
  • De-institutionalize the environment and create a home
  • Promoting community
  • Regulations that support creating home

Course Description

In order to be successful at Person Centered Care, communities must have consistent assignments and give care partners the authority to make day to day decisions in providing care. Often the design of the building limits creating neighborhoods or households that are a part of culture change. Investigate how to de-institutionalize the environment to make a home. Self Empowerment and Making a Home are two of the domains for the PEAK 2.0 program in Kansas.

Course Price: $99

Calendar - View the Course Calendar.

Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.

Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7 contact hours, 4-Admin Hours, 3-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Empowerment: Creating leaders at every level
  • Consistent assignments and scheduling that makes sense
  • De-institutionalize the environment and create a home
  • Promoting community
  • Regulations that support creating home

Course Description

In order to be successful at Person Centered Care, communities must have consistent assignments and give care partners the authority to make day to day decisions in providing care. Often the design of the building limits creating neighborhoods or households that are a part of culture change. Investigate how to de-institutionalize the environment to make a home. Self Empowerment and Making a Home are two of the domains for the PEAK 2.0 program in Kansas.

Course Price: $99

Calendar - View the Course Calendar.

Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.

Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7 contact hours, 4-Admin Hours, 3-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 9:00am

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

This class is designed to help the assisted living/residential healthcare/home plus nurse with some of the concepts learned in the operators course.  The relationship between the functional capacity screen, negotiated service agreement and health service plan will be discussed.  How to develop the negotiated service agreement and health service plan will be examined in detail.  The regulations regarding medication management and other nursing functions will also be explained.  If you have not taken the Assisted Living Operators Course and are currently working or hope to work in state licensed only adult care homes this class is definitely for you.

Course Price: $99

Calendar - View the Course Calendar.

Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.

Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (6 contact hours - 2 Administrative Hours, 4 Resident Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS