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Training classes

Limited time offer: Up to 40% discount for caregivers. Free for providers.

  • Alzheimer Disease
    Contact Hours: 2.30 Hours Program Description: Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive degenerative disorder that attacks nerve cells in the brain that results in memory loss, deterioration of thinking and language skills, as well as behavioral changes. The program will help distinguish normal aging and memory loss from ADRD and recognize disease progression of ADRD associated with each stage of the disease.
  • Fall Prevention
    Contact Hours: 2 Hours Program Description: This program discusses practical guidelines to identify risks and assist the clients in their mobility. Predisposing and external factors, demonstration of the use of walkers, canes, belts, and lifts are also included.
  • Hand, Foot, Nail Care"
    Contact Hours: 2 Hours Program Description:This program describes changes due to aging and common problems of the hands and feet. Techniques for nail care, pertinent observations, and hand and foot massages are demonstrated.
  • Preventing Medical Errors
    Contact Hours: 3 Hours Program Description: This program has been designed to satisfy license requirements and to promote safe drug administration by medical personnel as well as the general public. Part 1 covers related topics that impact the occurrence of medication errors, methods of prevention, and educated guidelines. Part 2 includes the basic administration of medications.
  • Depression
    Contact Hours: 3 Hours Program Description: Part 1 provides ideas and techniques for recognizing depression and ways to motivate the client. Part 2 provides tools for health care assistants to use for coping and motivating themselves when caring for depressed clients. This program will help develop competence in dealing with the mental health needs of clients.
  • Geiratric
    Contact Hours: 3 Hours Program Description: Part 1 of this program describes helping geriatric clients redevelop self-worth with day-to-day interaction. Part 2 of this program describes the difference in personalities, and how individuals adjust to aging. This will help health care providers develop competency in psychosocial skills.
  • Emergency Care
    Contact Hours: 3 Hours Program Description: Part 1 of this program focuses on the common emergencies in the home and how to handle the situation until help arrives. Preparing for emergencies will also be described. Part 2 is the risk management course where participants learn how to prevent incidents at home. It discusses how to avoid common legal pitfalls when caring for homebound patients.
  • Assisting With Self-Administered Medications
    Contact Hours: 4 Hours Program Description: Many states have developed standards for the home health aide to assist medically stable patients with the self-administration of medications. Before the home health aide can assist the patient with self-administration, it is necessary to understand his or her responsibilities with this procedure. Part 1 of this program will explain and demonstrate the proper procedure for assisting with self-administration of medications and how the home health aide will be assisting the patient. We will also review the medications the home health aide will not be permitted to assist with and discuss the responsibility of the home health nurse in initiating this procedure. Part 2 of this program will demonstrate the various methods of medication administration, such as oral, topical, eye drops, etc. Also included are examples of medication administration records and instructions on how the home health aide will use this important document.
  • Optimizing Mobility
    Contact Hours 4 Hours Program Description: This program will focus on the promotion of mobility in older adults. It will demonstrate the use of good body mechanics and the correct use of assisted devices to promote mobility.
  • Pain Management
    Contact Hours: 4 Hours Program Description: Before the nurse can manage a patient’s pain, he or she must have good knowledge on what pain is. In part 1 both acute and chronic pain will be defined as well as the pathway. The participants will also learn how to recognize the different types of pain and normal responses to pain. In part 2 the main of this program, the key principles of pain management will be described as well as the types of non-pharmacological interventions. The final segment will address the various types of medications and their role in pain management.
  • Confused Clients
    Contact Hours: 4 Hours Program Description: This program presents the most common causes of confusion in older adults and is designed to aid health care assistants in recognizing and responding to those who are confused, combative, or despondent. Various strategies will be presented to promote safety and assist the at-risk population. Professionalism must be maintained at all times and a positive attitude must be displayed.
  • Diabetes
    Contact Hours: 4 Hours Program Description: Part 1 identifies what diabetes is and the treatment goals for the client, including glucose monitoring, diet, exercise, and stress management. Part 2 identifies the medications, acute and long-term complications, and sick-day management.
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