Category: nurses

Dealing With Difficult Family Members and Angry Co-Workers – 2 CEUs

This course includes practical strategies to help you cope with difficult Family Member situations like aggression, dementia and attention seeking behaviors while maintaining patient and staff safety. In today’s healthcare environment, professionals are challenged to do more with less. Reduced staffing and increased (at times the seemingly unrealistic) demands from patients, family members and other …

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Medical Errors & How to Prevent Them – 2 CEUs

The death toll from healthcare screw ups add up to at least 500,000 Americans annually. That is the equivalent of more than 3 jumbo jets crashing every day of the year. Each year, 6.1 million Americans are harmed by diagnostic mistakes, drug disasters, and medical treatments. Because these individuals are dying at home, in hospitals, …

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Extended Congregate Care (ECC) Concepts & Requirements – 2 CEUs

It is important to allow residents, as they become more mentally impaired, the option of remaining in a familiar setting from the facility that they would otherwise be disqualified for continued residency; therefore it’s important to provide information to the Caregiver on the concepts and principles that make up the philosophy of care in an …

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Safe Management Techniques – 3 CEUs

You will learn about positive management techniques that protect the resident’s health, safety and well-being. The techniques in this course can be useful during difficult situations. When you work with residents who behave in potentially dangerous ways, there are some effective things you can do to ensure their safety as well as your own. You …

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Assistance with Self-Medications Part 1 – 4 CEUs

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), and Medical Assistant, are permitted to assist with medications in the home setting and in Assisted Living Facilities. It is a huge responsibility, and there are specific laws to address these positions. This course will teach you how to apply basic principles for assisting clients who manage their own medications; observe …

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Psychosocial Resident Behavior & Needs – 3 CEUs

In this course you will learn the special psychosocial needs of the elderly and strategies that can be used to help you give person-centered care. You will learn how the use of these strategies can make residents happier and healthier—and make them feel better about themselves. Changes in the human body can make life more …

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ADLs and IADLs – 2 CEUs

This course will provide you with a guide into Independent Living. You will learn ways you can help a resident with everyday activities while supporting his/her independence and helping the resident keep a sense of self-respect. “Instrumental activities of daily living,” or IADL’s are activities related to independent living and include preparing meals, managing money, …

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Personal Care and Supportive Services for an Assisted Living Facility – 2 CEUs

A good Supportive Services Facility will offer a variety of services designed to meet a person’s needs, and to help them maintain the highest level of independence. As a personal care supportive person, you will learn about ways you can help a resident with everyday activities while supporting his/her independence and helping the person to …

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Elopement Drills – 2 CEUs

All staff should be trained on wandering and elopement signs, and behavioral measures and environmental controls to ensure safe wandering. Staffs also need to be trained on behavioral profile of a resident with Alzheimer’s or Dementia when they have eloped from the facility. All staff need to know, and understand, how to respond when a …

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First Aid – 2 CEUs

First Aid is the difference between you doing something and doing nothing; what you choose to do could save someone’s life. Even if you are fearful that your knowledge or abilities aren’t 100 percent, it’s still doing something to try and save a life. The American Heart Association recommends that everyone — untrained bystanders and …

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