Olathe, KS

Diagnosing Depression and Anxiety in LTC 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
  • Discuss diagnostic criteria for major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder

Res Choice & Staff Empowerment ONLINE

Course Objectives

  • Discover the value of honoring choice related to eating, bathing, sleeping and spending the day
  • Describe the importance of sleep on residents' quality of life
  • Analyze the impact of consistent staffing on resident choice
  • Identify three modifications that may need to be made
  • Explore the importance of developing an individualized plan of care with input from the direct care partner
  • Empowerment: Creating leaders at every level
  • Consistent assignment and scheduling that makes sense

Conflict Resolution ONLINE

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. 

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