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Ann Breihan, PhD

The aging process begins when a person is born and it continues until death. At the beginning of our lives, the aging process brings about rapid changes. These changes eventually plateau for a while before we begin a gradual decline to death. In this course, you will learn about the aging process and the changes the body and mind experience.

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$12.50 USD
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Nancy Grimm, RN, Esq.

In this course you will learn the responsibilities involved with becoming a caregiver and how to cue, coach and assist residents with various tasks and activities of daily living.

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Ann Breihan, PhD

Foodborne Illness is a common health issue. The good news? It is very preventable! In this course, you will learn what foodborne illness is, how it is contracted and the ways you can prevent it. If you prepare or eat food, you can benefit from this training!

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Nancy Grimm, Esq.

There has been a recent resurgence in bedbug infestations worldwide, particularly in developed countries, including the United States. Although having bed bugs is not generally considered a health threat, living with them can be a traumatic experience and properly eliminating bed bugs is a time-consuming and expensive task. This course focuses on providing the basic information that is needed to control bed bugs, as well as teaching you how to identify and prevent bed bug infestations.

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Joelle Glass, CRT

Bloodborne pathogens (microorganisms that are carried in your bloodstream) can cause various, dangerous diseases in humans. As a care worker, you need to know how to keep yourself and the people you work with safe from these hazardous organisms. 

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Ann Briehan, PhD

Dysphagia is a swallowing disorder that can require significant lifestyle adaptations. This course will outline the different specialized diets for individuals with choking problems, as well as cover the physical and environmental considerations that can minimize the chances of a choking incident.

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Nancy Grimm, RN, Esq.

Because the elderly are often dependent on others for their care, they can be targets for abuse, neglect and exploitation. Further, because victims of elder mistreatment rarely seek help or report the problem, it falls on care givers to always be on the lookout for abuse of any kind.

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Christina Kominoth, MSW

Whether at work or at home, we use a variety of chemicals that may pose a hazard to our health and well-being. In fact, more than 30 million American workers are exposed to hazardous chemicals in the workplace  Although not all chemicals are hazardous, our best protection against harm from hazardous chemicals is to understand the risks and be aware of the precautions available to minimize those risks. This training will provide you with a general overview of these topics as well as an understanding of the regulations that have been put in place to protect employers and employees.

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$8.50 USD
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Nancy Grimm, RN, Esq.

Sixty percent of people with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease wander. Is your facility prepared to prevent residents from wandering?  What do you do when a resident does wander?  This course will teach participants how to prevent elopement from occurring and the necessary steps to take in the event it occurs.

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It’s a fact of life – accidents happen. True as that statement may be, it’s equally true that many, if not most, accidents can be prevented. This training course will focus on various ways to prevent common accidents, as well as what to do if and when an accident does occur. From fire safety to preparing an effective emergency disaster plan, it’s best to be prepared for anything and everything. We will discuss a variety of topics, including basic first aid, safe lifting and fall prevention. 

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