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  1. California Home Care Aide Initial Training

    This course package has been designed to meet the new orientation and safety training requirements for Home Care Aides in California.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 5
    • California's New Assembly Bill 1217
    • Orientation and Safety Training Requirements for Home Care Aides in California
    $49.95
  2. 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.
    Course Number:
    • 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Monitoring Changes of Condition

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with how to recognize a change of condition in residents and the elements of monitoring. Evaluation strategies are provided, with steps to take to respond to a change of condition. The course engages the learner in learning how to think about, respond to, and monitor a resident’s change of condition.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Basic Reasons that Lead to Change in Condition
    • Important Elements of Monitoring for a Change of Condition
    $19.99
  8. Falls in Assisted Living

    The purpose of this course is to enable the learner to recognize people in assisted living (AL) facilities who may be at higher risk of falling and apply methods to prevent falls. Evidence-based practices and interventions for assessing and reducing fall risk are discussed, and the learner is engaged in exploring these techniques. Recommendations from nationally recognized organizations and the findings from a 2012 Cochrane Review of fall reduction interventions are presented to enable the learner to apply them in practical situations when working with seniors in AL communities.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Factors Associated With Increased Fall Risk in Seniors
    • Strategies to Help Prevent Falls
    $19.99
  9. Ethics and the Care of Persons Living with Dementia

    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
    • Ethical Principles Related to Caring for Persons Struggling with Dementia
    • Different Ways to Apply Ethical Principles
    $19.99
  10. Introduction to Person-Centered Care in the Assisted Living

    This purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with basic information concerning person-centered care as it relates to implementation in the care setting. The history of long-term care, including important legislation that shaped the industry, will be examined. Factors resulting in growth of long-term care and the emergence of evidence-based and person-centered care models will be considered. Medical and institutional models of care will be compared with person-centered care while the structural elements of the person-centered care culture will be explored. Learners will be able to identify important principles of person-centered care that promote deep and lasting change within organizations where person-centered care is implemented.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Fundamental Principles of Person-Centered Care
    • Basic Elements of the Person-Centered Care Model
    $19.99
  11. Chemical Labeling and Safety Data Sheets

    The purpose of this course is to help healthcare providers understand Safety Data Sheets, as regulated by OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard and the U.N. Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. The content of this course focuses on familiarizing providers with the format and contents of Safety Data Sheets, including standard pictograms. This course will also familiarize healthcare employers with their responsibilities to maintain and make available Safety Data Sheets for all employees as well as good practices for storing, handling, and disposing of potentially hazardous materials.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Identify the Contents of Safety Data Sheet
    • Strategies to Stay Safe from Workplace Hazards
    $19.99
  12. Promoting Client Independence

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with knowledge and skills needed to promote independence while providing care to clients. Strategies are provided to help the learner provide care that promotes the physical, mental, social, and emotional well-being of the client. The course engages the learner in an overview of techniques used for restoring independence, and an introduction into the use of assistive devices. Information about the changing needs of the client and person-centered care is provided.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Understand Each Client’s Unique Abilities
    • Employ Techniques for Restoring Independence
    $19.99
  13. Duties of a Caregiver

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with basic tasks of caregiving. Information about basic principles of caregiving are presented for the caregiver working in home care settings. The course engages the learner in the core principles of caregiving, home safety, and methods to reduce work-related stress.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Tasks That Caregivers Provide
    • Principles That Help You Do Your Job Well
    $19.99
  14. Workplace Hazards and Safety

    The purpose of this course is to help healthcare providers understand the workplace safety risks that affect the healthcare industry. The content of this course focuses on familiarizing providers and employees with common types of workplace hazards, general practices that can contribute to a safer work environment, and procedures for preventing and dealing with specific hazards. This course explains standard precautions for minimizing exposure to infectious materials, proper use of personal protective equipment, control of environmental hazards like fire and hazardous chemicals, and prevention of workplace violence.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Recognize Environmental Issues That Impact the Client
    • Create or Modify the Environment to Meet the Client’s Needs
    $19.99
  15. 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
  16. Standard Precautions and Bloodborne Pathogens

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with standard precautions and bloodborne pathogens. Information about bloodborne pathogens, the exposure risks, diseases caused by bloodborne pathogens, and the role of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are presented. This course engages the learner in the tools and practices for workplace safety, including standard precautions, proper handwashing, the use of personal protective equipment, and the steps to take if one is exposed to a bloodborne pathogen.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Universal Precautions Are OSHA's Required Practices to Help Protect You
    • Learn to Minimize the Threat of Exposure
    $19.99
  17. Care of Persons Living with Alzheimer's Disease and Other Types of Dementia - Level 1

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, and provide guidelines for the care of persons living with these diseases.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 4
    • Understand the Different Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease
    • How to Provide Compassionate, Person-Centered Care
    $49.99
  18. Care of Persons Living with Alzheimer's Disease and Other Types of Dementia - Level 2

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the care of persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and/or related disorders.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 4
    • Basic Knowledge of Alzheimer's and How to Deal with Different Eating Issues
    • Dementia Care Policies and Procedures
    $49.99
  19. Epilepsy and Seizures

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with seizure disorders and how they affect people living in the community living environment. The anatomy and function of the nervous system is discussed. This course engages the learner in discovering different types of seizures including those that are not related to epilepsy. Information is provided about signs and symptoms, triggers and care interventions that can be provided to a person with seizures. Diagnostic tests, treatments, and when a seizure is life threatening is discussed.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Distinguish Among Different Types of Seizures
    • Identify the Signs and Symptoms of a Seizure
    $19.99
  20. Caring for a Person with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with basic information concerning attention deficit hyperactivity disorder necessary to the provision of appropriate care across the lifespan. Information about how ADHD affects the social, academic, and occupational functioning of children, adolescents, adults, and older adults will be presented. Strategies for assisting individuals living with ADHD to compensate for difficulties with attention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity will be discussed along with care and treatment considerations.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Differences Among Symptoms of the Three Types of ADHD
    • The Effect of This Disorder on Academic
    $19.99
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