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Online Continuing Education

With our self-paced online courses you and your staff can complete courses according to your schedule; 24/7/365! With topics that cover resident care, dementia care, infection control, medication management, employee safety, and more, your orientation and ongoing inservices will be more convenient than ever before.

Adult Residential Facility (ARF) Continuing Education
Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE) Online Continued Education
Group Home Administrator Online Continued Education

Course Approvals to Ensure Compliance

Our courses are approved by state and national agencies and accrediting bodies to ensure the quality of the content and to provide learners with continuing education credit/units that can be applied to renewing state certifications and licenses.

Administrators/Managers: See course details for a list of current approvals.

RN, LPN, LVN, CNA: Our online continuing education courses are approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). BRN continuing education credits are accepted by most state nursing boards. Verify with your state agency or call us at(800) 321-1727 for assistance.

Direct Care Staff: Our courses are written and developed by experienced licensed medical and senior living professionals. Attendees are asked to not take more than ten (10) hours of online course work within a 24-hour period. It is advised that attendees take 5 hours of online course work each day to ensure that recertification knowledge is maximized in your given professions.

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  1. Psychosocial Issues

    This course is not approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). For courses that are approved to meet the CDSS certification or recertification requirements, please click here.

    The psychosocial health of our residents is a very important component of overall health and happiness.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Ways to Meet Our Resident's Psychosocial Needs
    • Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
    $19.99
  2. Alternatives to Restraints in Elder Care

    This course is not approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). For courses that are approved to meet the CDSS certification or recertification requirements, please click here.

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with alternatives to restraints in the elder care environment. Participants will recognize harms associated with the use of restraints, and alternatives that support person-centered care will be presented. This course engages the learner in identifying the proper use of supportive devices with restraining qualities.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Restraints in Elder Care
    • Course Type: Narrated Powerpoint
    $19.99
  3. Managing Challenging Family Situations

    This course is not approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS).

    This course addresses preventing challenging situations while working through scenarios.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Ways to Assist an Upset Family Member
    • The Five Stages of Grief and Loss,
    $19.99
  4. Enhancing the Resident Care Environment

    This course is not approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS).

    This course will address ways to provide a safe and healthy environment for our residents and everyone in our care Community.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • How to Maintain an Appropriate Environment
    • Strategies to Providing a Safe and Healthy Environment in the Assisted Living Community
    $19.99
  5. Pain Management in Assisted Living

    This course is not approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS).

    There are many definitions of pain. The International Association for the Study of Pain defines pain as “An unpleasant sensory and emotional experience arising from actual or potential tissue damage…” A more common explanation of pain among care providers is “Pain is whatever the experiencing person says it is, wherever the experiencing person says it is.” Pain management is an important topic to understand when working with a resident of any age.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Factors That Affect Pain
    • Common Symptoms Associated With Pain
    $19.99
  6. Caring for Bedridden Residents Online

    This course is not approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS).

    In this course we will analyze and discuss the important task of caring for bedridden residents. We will look at the definition of bedridden, the reasons and causes for a person to become bedridden, and important care issues to implement when caring for a bedridden resident. Numerous complications may result from a resident who is bedridden. We will address several of those, as well as prevention and treatment. This course will also highlight several care techniques that can be utilized to help improve the bedridden residents’ quality of life and overall experience in your Community.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Help Improve the Bedridden Residents' Quality of Life
    • Prevention and Treatment
    $19.99
  7. End of Life Care and Treatments

    This course is not approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). For courses that are approved to meet the CDSS certification or recertification requirements, please click here.

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with end-of-life topics. This course engages the learner in understanding experiences that can positively or negatively influence a resident’s end-of-life experience. Perceptions, personal preparation, values and beliefs, and ways caregiver prejudice and influence can alter a resident’s end-of-life experience are discussed. The importance of culture, relationships, and caring for the bereaved is explored.

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    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Understand the definition of the End of Life
    • Recognize several symptoms of the dying process
    $19.99
  8. Assisting Residents with Transportation Online

    This course is not approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS).

    There will be times in your Community when a resident needs to be transported to and from an appointment or event. There may also be off-site activities that the residents have an opportunity to enjoy. In each case, there are safety and procedure standards to follow in order to have a safe and enjoyable trip. This course will cover proper vehicle preparation and helpful tips to prepare the residents physically and mentally for his/her “day out”. There will also be helpful safety techniques to insure proper pick-up and drop-off of the residents, once again, with an emphasis on safety.

    Course Number:
    • Streaming Video
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Successfully Prepare a Resident to Go on an Outing
    • Safety Techniques to Insure Proper Pick-Up and Drop-Off
    $19.99
  9. Ostomy Care

    This course is not approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). For courses that are approved to meet the CDSS certification or recertification requirements, please click here.

    This course will begin with a brief overview of the digestive system, the functions it performs, and how an Ostomy assists the resident with these functions.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Types of Ostomy Procedures
    • Assist Your Resident With the Care and Maintenance of His/Her Ostomy
    $19.99
  10. Understanding Stroke

    This course is not approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS).

    Stroke, a common condition, affects approximately 700,000 people in the United States. Approximately two-third of strokes occur in people over the age of 65. It is important to be able to identify the risk factors and signs and symptoms of stroke to give the resident diagnosed with a stroke a chance at a better prognosis. Understanding the effects that a stroke can have on a resident can help the care team develop reasonable rehabilitation goals. This course will discuss the risk factors and signs and symptoms associated with stroke; as well as the care of the resident following a stroke.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Effects That a Stroke Can Have on a Resident
    • Identify the Risk Factors, Signs and Symptoms of Stroke
    $19.99
  11. Ethics and the Care of Persons Living with Dementia

    This course is not approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS).For courses that are approved to meet the CDSS certification or recertification requirements, please click here.

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with ethical principles related to caring for persons living with dementia. Information about the ethical principles of autonomy, beneficence, justice, and non-maleficence is presented. The course engages the learner in distinguishing how to apply these principles in the care setting.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Making Ethical Decision in Difficult Situations
    • How Ethics Is Involved in Dementia Care
    $19.99
  12. Respecting Resident Rights, Promoting Dignity, and Encouraging Independence

    This course is not approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). For courses that are approved to meet the CDSS certification or recertification requirements, please click here.

    Three critical components to providing resident-centered care. Each of these three components are discussed in detail and examples are provided to help administrators and direct care staff apply these concepts with their residents.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Critical Components to Providing Resident-Centered Care
    • How To Enhance Resident Self-Esteem and Well-Being
    $19.99
  13. Coping with Memory Loss

    This course is not approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS).

    The realization that one is experiencing some memory loss can be frightening. In this course we will provide examples of early and later stages of memory loss. Many suggestions are provided to help residents cope with memory loss and maintain their independence. This course also provides suggestions on how to help both direct care staff and the residents’ families cope with the memory loss of a resident.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Tips That Can Help Persons Cope With Their Memory Loss.
    • Tips That Can Help Families and Caregivers Who Are Caring for a Person With Memory Loss
    $19.99
  14. Stress Management for the Caregiver

    This course is not approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). For courses that are approved to meet the CDSS certification or recertification requirements, please click here.

    This purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with basic information about stress management, particularly for caregivers. Information on stress and its effect on the body, including stress reactions, is provided. This course will help caregivers to recognize the sources of stress within the five realms of experience and explain how to care for oneself. This course provides caregivers with a better understanding of stress and recognizes strategies and techniques for managing stress.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • The Signs and Symptoms of Both Stress and Burnout
    • Steps to Assist in Managing Stress
    $19.99
  15. Basic Nutrition and Food Safety

    This course is not approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). For courses that are approved to meet the CDSS certification or recertification requirements, please click here.

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with basic nutrition and food safety for the older adult. Components of a healthy diet, nutritional guidelines, the effect of aging on nutrition, and the safe preparation and storage of food are presented.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Food Groups and Caloric Intake
    • Various Modified Diet Plans
    $19.99
  16. Service Plans

    This course is not approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS).

    Having a successful Assisted Living Community which is focused on individual resident care begins with having a plan of action. State regulations typically require that all residents have a current service plan on file.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • The Purpose of a Service Plan
    • Identify Who Is Involved in the Process of Developing a Service Plan
    $19.99
  17. Polypharmacy, Adverse Drug Reactions, and Drug Calculations

    This course is not approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). For courses that are approved to meet the CDSS certification or recertification requirements, please click here.

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize learners with the effects and implications of polypharmacy in the senior population. A review of frequently used PRN medications and calculation methods are presented. This course engages the learner in content related to signs and symptoms of medication side effects and presents the difference between an adverse drug reaction and a side effect. A systematic process for medication order review and verification is presented, and how to interact effectively with the pharmacy is outlined.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Common Reasons for Medication Errors
    • Common Adverse Reactions a Resident May Experience
    $19.99
  18. Antibiotic Therapy

    This course is not approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS).

    Antibiotics can be a natural or synthetic substance that destroys microorganisms or inhibits their growth. Their use is extensive not only in the United States but throughout the world. The more knowledge the care team has of antibiotic therapy the more effective the therapy can be for the resident.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Importance of Having a Basic Understanding of Antibiotics
    • Common Diseases Treated by Antibiotics
    $19.99
  19. Managing Behavioral Challenges

    This course is not approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS).

    In your experience as a caregiver you will encounter challenging behaviors and will need to learn techniques to help managing these behaviors.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • How to Manage Disruptive Behaviors
    • How to Obtain a Behavioral History and Social Assessment
    $19.99
  20. Oxygen Care

    This course is not approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). For courses that are approved to meet the CDSS certification or recertification requirements, please click here.

    This course covers the use of oxygen in the assisted living setting. When caring for a resident that uses oxygen therapy, there are several factors to be aware of; from function of the devices to the psychological reactions of the individual. We will take a look at the organs and functions of the respiratory system, as well as the administrative devices that you may encounter. It is helpful to be familiar with some of the reasons residents use oxygen therapy, and we will discuss some of the most common complications that lead to oxygen use. We will go over safety precautions and care tips that will be useful when caring for a resident that uses oxygen therapy. Oxygen use is a common occurrence when caring for elderly individuals, and it is good to be familiar with the functions, devices and safety that are associated with oxygen use.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • The Use of Oxygen in the Assisted Living Setting
    • Different Devices Use in Oxygen Therapy
    $19.99
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