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We offer continuing education courses for administrators, managers, nurses, social workers, and direct care staff. Our courses are designed and written from the ground up for providers who operate senior living communities where residents enjoy person-centered care and services designed to meet their needs and preferences. Our content is developed by medical professionals and senior living experts who have walked in your shoes; creating real and practical solutions to help you provide outstanding care and stay in compliance with state regulations.

California Administrator Certification:


California RCFE
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Recertification California Administrators
Re-certification Classes
 
California Assisted Living Training
California Home Care Training
 
California Online Training
DVD Training Courses for Specialized Topics
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  1. Medications and Dementia

    The purpose of this course is to review terms used when providing a medication service to those with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Common terms are reviewed along with basic medication concepts. The difference between side effect and an adverse drug reaction is discussed. The learner is engaged in reviewing medications typically used in treating the symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s with their associated risks and benefits. Alternatives to medication use and gradual dose reduction is presented.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Side Effects of Commonly Used Psychotropic Medications
    • Understand the Role of Medication in Memory Care
    $19.99
  2. Caring for the Person with Dementia: Activities of Daily Living, Nutrition, and Hydration

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the care of people living with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders. Functional levels related to the stages of disease are discussed. Strategies for maximizing independence and active engagement in activities of daily living are discussed. Alternative communication methods that a resident may use to indicate his or her needs and how to identify and address those needs are discussed. Signs and symptoms of pain a person with Alzheimer’s or dementia are reviewed. The risk of and strategies to prevent dehydration and malnutrition are provided.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Behavioral Signs and Symptoms of Pain
    • Strategies to Prevent Dehydration and Malnutrition
    $19.99
  3. Caring for Persons with Dementia: Behaviors and Communication

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the care of persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. This course engages the learner in considering behavior as the language of dementia, offers strategies for interpreting behavior as communication, and provides a problem-solving approach to addressing behavioral expressions of distress, including pain.
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    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Common Behaviors Seen in Persons With Dementia
    • Responding to Behavioral Expressions of Distress
    $19.99
  4. Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. This course engages learners in learning about Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, how Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain, and conditions and diseases that may cause irreversible dementia. Information about the conditions and disorders that may mimic the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and the characteristics and stages of dementia related diseases is presented.
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    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Diseases That Cause Dementia
    • Stages and Characteristics of Alzheimer’s disease
    $19.99
  5. Common Ambulatory Aids

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the correct use of the differing ambulatory devices used to ensure the safety of the resident and caregiver when transferring or supporting residents during ambulation. Information about different devices are presented (e.g., how they work, intended uses, application, safety considerations). The course engages learners in how to use different devices in assisting residents with ambulation and transfers, as well as how to ensure the safety of both the resident and the caregiver when providing this assistance.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • The Use of Common Mobility Devices
    • Wheelchairs, Scooters, Walkers, Canes, Crutches, and Gait Belts
    $19.99
  6. Ostomy Care

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with ostomies and how to care for residents who have an ostomy. This course engages learners in the pathophysiology of the diseases that require or result in ostomies; how ostomies are surgically created; and how to assist a resident in caring for an ostomy. Techniques for creating an environment where residents with ostomies feel comfortable are also presented.
    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
  7. Alternatives to Restraints in Elder Care

    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
    • Strategies to Promote Safety and Independence
    $19.99
  8. Preventing MRSA Infections

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with information on methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections. The course engages the learners in content related to pathophysiology, the infectious process, modes of transmission, and prevention. Proper staff education, standard precautions, and isolation precautions are presented.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Information Regarding MRSA
    • Standard Precautions
    $19.99
  9. Depression and Suicide in Older Adults

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with an overview of depression and suicide in the older adult population. The myths and facts surrounding depression and suicide will be discussed. The definition and symptoms of depression are presented along with ways to recognize if an older adult is depressed. Current statistics on depression among older adults are presented. This course engages learners in learning how to reduce the risk of depression among older adults in the care setting, as well as the proper steps to take if a person expresses intent to self-harm.
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    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • The Symptoms Of Depression
    • The Proper Steps to Take If an Older Adult Appears to Be Suicidal
    $19.99
  10. Constipation: Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

    This purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with current information related to the medical condition of constipation. An overview of the normal digestive system is provided. Causes, symptoms, prevention, and treatment of constipation are discussed. This course provides the learner with information and strategies to manage constipation in multiple populations.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • The Medical Condition of Constipation
    • Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention of Constipation
    $19.99
  11. Heart Disease and Common Medications

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the differing types of heart disease and how they affect the senior population. The anatomy and function of a normal heart, and changes that occur because of heart disease are presented. Information is provided on the disease process, causes, and symptoms. This course engages learners in content about diagnostic tests, treatments, and medication usage.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Common Heart Diseases and What Signs to Look for in Our Residents
    • Common Medications Used to Help Treat Heart Disease
    $19.99
  12. Swallowing Disorders-Dysphagia

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize learners with the swallowing disorder dysphagia. A review of the mechanics and stages of swallowing are presented. This course engages the learner in content related to signs and symptoms of aspiration, with a review of diagnostic tests and interventions used to assist those with dysphagia. Strategies for aspiration prevention are discussed, including diet and liquid modifications.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Mechanics of Normal Swallowing
    • Types of Dysphagia
    $19.99
  13. Abuse and Neglect in the Elder Care Setting

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the concern of elder and dependent adult abuse and neglect. Approaches for responding to incidents of abuse and neglect are presented. This course engages learners in identifying indicators of potential abusive situations, methods to prevent these issues, and reporting requirements.

    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Abuse and Neglect
    • Elder Care
    $19.99
  14. VRE: Preventing Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus Infection

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with information on vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) infections. The course engages the learners in content related to pathophysiology, the infectious process, modes of transmission, and prevention. Proper staff education, standard precautions, and isolation precautions are presented.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • (VRE) Bacteria, Infection, and Prevention
    • Transmission, Detection, and Disease Management
    $29.99
  15. California - Common Digestive System Diseases

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with information about the digestive system and common diseases affecting it. Common diagnostic tests and the impact of stressors are presented. This course engages the learner in learning how to care for those with digestive system diseases, including ostomy care.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 2
    • Major Structures and Functions of the Digestive System
    • Common Symptoms and Treatment for Each Disease
    $59.99
  16. Respecting Resident Rights

    This purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with three components of providing person centered care: 1) respecting resident rights, 2) promoting dignity, and encouraging independence.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 2
    • Critical Components to Providing Resident-Centered Care
    • How To Enhance Resident Self-Esteem and Well-Being
    $19.99
  17. Assisting Residents with Activities of Daily Living

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with how to assist a resident with activities of daily living. Person-centered care concepts provide a framework for delivering care and special considerations for providing assistance to people living with dementia are presented. This course engages the learner in the information and steps to providing assistance with activities of daily living.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 2
    • Person-Centered Care and Hospitality Model of Service
    • Qualities of a Good Direct Care Staff Member
    $29.99
  18. Common Infectious Conditions

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with four common infectious conditions found in care settings. The four conditions presented are: methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE), norovirus, and clostridium difficile (C-Diff). For each condition, the pathophysiology, the infectious process, modes of transmission, treatment, and prevention are discussed. The course engages learners in how to think about staff education, standard precautions, and isolation precautions related to common infectious conditions.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 2
    • The Four Common Infectious Conditions
    • Symptoms and How the Conditions Are Diagnosed
    $29.99
  19. Bed Bugs, Lice, and Scabies

    The purpose of this course it to familiarize the learner with common human parasites called bed bugs, lice, and scabies. The course engages learners in understanding the characteristics, modes of transmission, clinical symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and ways to prevent infestation. Special concerns for residents regarding infestations in community care settings are presented.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Differences in the Three Types of Lice
    • Treatment, Prevention and Reduction of Re-infestation
    $29.99
  20. Heart Failure

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with heart failure (congestive heart failure). The anatomy and function of a normal heart, and changes that occur because of heart failure are presented. Information is provided on the disease process, causes, and symptoms of heart failure. This course engages learners in content about the normal heart and diagnostic procedures, medication use, and lifestyle changes that occur with heart failure.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Anatomy of the Heart and How the Healthy Heart Functions
    • The Disease Process of Congestive Heart Failure
    $39.99
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