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Group Home Continued Education

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: All of our online continuing education courses and webinars have been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service(NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB).

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.
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  1. Unlimited Access

    Get over 100 hours of online continuing education including self-paced courses and regular webinars for one low price. Take as many courses as you want for an entire year. See course details for a list of current approvals
    Course Number:
    • Over 100 hours of online continuing education
    • Approved by NAB and CA DSS
    • Approved for Administrators: Assisted Living, RCFE, ARF, & Home Care
    • Satisfy your continuing education requirements
    $209.99
  2. Personal Protective Equipment

    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.

    Infection control in Assisted Living/Residential Care Communities is designed to provide a safe working environment for employees and a safe living environment for residents. While there are many components to establishing a safe environment, this course is going to focus on the proper use and disposal of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) commonly used in a Community when caring for residents.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • The Proper Use and Disposal of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • The Purpose for Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    $19.99
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. HIPAA Overview for Assisted Living and Residential 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.

    Assisted living and residential care have a great deal of their resident's private health information, protecting the privacy of this information is an important responsibility that is heightened further by HIPAA rules. During this course we will provide an overview of the HIPAA Privacy Rules as it applies to assisted living and residential care, including identifying when a provider would be considered a 'covered entity".

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • HIPAA and the Importance of Confidentiality
    • How the Privacy Laws Apply to Assisted Living and Residential Care
    $19.99
  7. Being An Effective Leader

    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.

    Organizational management and leadership is an important key concept for residential care and assisted living administrators. In this course we will address topics pertaining to how to successfully be an effective leader in assisted living and residential care.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Identify How to Be an Effective Leader
    • Team Building Strategies to Provide High Quality Care
    $19.99
  8. Introduction to Financial Management

    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 introductory information related to financial management. Common terminology and generally accepted accounting principles are presented. This course engages the learner in budgeting and financial performance content. This course engages the learner in ways to monitor financial performance to maintain the highest quality of care for each of the residents and staff in his or her Community.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 2
    • Properly Monitor Financial Performance
    • Successful Financial Manager as an Assisted Living and Residential Care Administrator
    $29.99
  9. Managing Human Resources

    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 self-paced online course is designed to prepare assisted living and residential care administrators develop strategies to be successful at managing human resources in his or her care community.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1.25
    • Human Resource Laws and Regulations
    • Manage and Utilize Human Resources in the Assisted Living and Residential Care Setting
    $19.99
  10. Managing the Physical Environment

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

    This self-paced online course will focus on the physical environment of residential care and assisted living. In this course we will address topics pertaining to effectively managing the physical environment in assisted living, as well as important issues an administrator may face in residential care and assisted living settings. We will discuss specific models of care, such as: an aging debate; hospitality model; social model; and medical model. We will address both state and local regulations as well as safety and security requirements.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Models of Care, Aging, Hospitality, Medical and Social Models
    • State and Local Regulations
    $19.99
  11. Managing Resident Care

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

    This self-paced online course is designed to prepare residential care and assisted living administrators provide the highest quality of care for each resident in his or her care community.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hour: 1
    • Providing the Highest Quality of Care to Each Resident
    • How to Effectively Manage Assessments and Service Planning
    $19.99
  12. Hypertension

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

    Hypertension or high blood pressure is a common condition that will catch up with most people who live into older age. Blood pressure is the force of blood pressing against the walls of the arteries. When it’s too high, it raises the heart’s workload and can cause serious damage to the arteries. Over time, uncontrolled high blood pressure increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and kidney disease.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Risk of Heart Disease, Stroke and Kidney Disease
    $19.99
  13. 6 Hour Admin & Leadership Bundle

    In this course package administrators will learn skills on how to be an effective leader in assisted living and residential care.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 6
    • NAB Approved
    • Identify How to Be an Effective Leader
    $95.99
  14. 8 Hour Admin & Leadership Bundle

    In this course package administrators will learn skills relating to topics on how to be an effective leader in assisted living and residential care. They will gain skills in staffing, financial management, resident care, culture and train the trainer.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 8
    • NAB Approved
    • Key Areas Necessary to Be a Successful Administrator
    $127.95
  15. 12 Hour Admin & Leadership Bundle

    In this course package administrators will learn skills relating to topics on how to successfully be an effective leader in assisted living and residential care. As well as effective communication skills. Ethical issues, how to manage human resources, stress management and training.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 12
    • NAB Approved
    • Balance Your Work Demands with Skills and Resources
    $183.99
  16. Respecting Diversity: Residents, Staff, and Families

    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.

    Each individual has his or her own uniqueness. This uniqueness is how we are different or diverse from others. Respecting diversity is about both respecting our differences and appreciating how we are alike. Diversity among individuals occurs everywhere, including our residents, staff, and families. Recognize key concepts of respecting diversity and ways to minimize prejudice and discrimination.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • The Concept of Diversity
    • Ways to Minimize Prejudice and Discrimination
    $19.99
  17. VRE: Preventing Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus Infection

    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 discusses the vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) bacteria, infection, and prevention. Incidence of infection, pathophysiology, transmission, detection, and disease management is presented. Focus is placed on disease prevention with particular attention to the unique concerns of residents in assisted living communities and all types of residential care facilities.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 2
    • (VRE) Bacteria, Infection, and Prevention
    • Transmission, Detection, and Disease Management
    $29.99
  18. Tuberculosis

    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 program will provide an in-depth look at Tuberculosis (TB) and the disease processes affecting today’s population. The pathophysiology of this disease process is discussed in great detail as well as potential complications and treatment. Assessment and care of the resident will be discussed as well.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • The Cause of Tuberculosis (TB)
    • Risk Factors for Acquiring TB
    $39.99
  19. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and the Brain

    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 provide basic information concerning attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the effect of this disorder on academic, emotional and behavioral success. Symptoms, behaviors, and treatment will be discussed. Participants will examine tips and strategies which can be utilized to help students be successful in a home environment and in the classroom.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 2
    • Differences Among Symptoms of the Three Types of ADHD
    • The Effect of This Disorder on Academic
    $29.99
  20. Autism Spectrum Disorder Across the Lifespan

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

    This course presents current information on the Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Common terminology, characteristics, screening recommendations, diagnostic criteria, and management of ASD is presented. Participants will learn the diagnostic criteria and distinguishing characteristics of Autism, Asperger's Disorder, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified. Best practices and intervention planning for individuals of all ages are discussed.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 2
    • Diagnostic Criteria and Distinguishing Characteristics
    • Characteristics of Autism, Asperger's Disorder, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder
    $39.99
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