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This short course will demonstrate the proper way to wear a face mask, and what things to avoid doing.
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.
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.
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.
Do you know what to do in an emergency if someone is injured? This course can benefit anyone by teaching you some effective first aid treatments that can be the difference between life and death in an emergency situation.
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!
Maintaining a healthy diet is fundamental to living a healthy life. This course can benefit anyone by teaching the importance of good nutrition and offering tips for healthy eating.
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.
The CDC estimates that more than 16 million people in the United States are living with cognitive impairment. In this course, you will learn about cognitive impairment and how it relates to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. We'll also discuss the differences between the changes associated with normal aging and cognitive impairment and offer methods for treating and supporting those with cognitive difficulties.
As the body ages, it is more prone to diseases and disorders that require drug therapies. In this course, senior care workers will learn what types of medications are the most common among the aging population, as well as why and how each of those medications should be taken.
Communicable diseases can be viral, bacterial, fungal or parasitic--oh my! This training will detail the different types of communicable diseases, how they can be prevented, and how to respond when you or someone you interact with is diagnosed with a communicable disease.
Providing assistance is the essence of your job as a senior care worker. One area that you will need to assist in is the administration of medication. This course teaches senior care workers the responsibilities involved with becoming a caregiver and how to cue, coach and assist residents with the self-administration of medication.
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.
When you sit down in the driver's seat of a car, you are taking your own life, as well as the life of others, into your hands. This course offers tips and techniques that will help you become a safe, responsible driver.
In this course, you will learn defensive driving techniques and best practices for on-the-road safety. We will discuss the most common types of driving hazards, including those caused by human error, what you can do to avoid an accident, and what you should do if you are involved in an accident.
*Note: This is the 30-minute version of our full-length Defensive Driving course.
Senior care workers often work with residents who have dementia. This course gives an overview of dementia and discusses several of the common forms of dementia and the symptoms associated with each form.
In this course, we will take and in-depth look at depression and the various ways it affects individuals. We will review how many people are affected by depression, discuss what causes it, learn who is at risk, and identify the signs that may lead you to suspect when someone is depressed.
What can you do to prevent depression? How do you know if you are depressed, and if you are diagnosed with depression, how is it treated? This course answers all those questions as we take a closer look at depression.
Diabetes is a disease that can be diagnosed at any stage of a person's life. Although there is no cure for diabetes, there are medications and treatments that can help an individual manage the disease. This course details the different types of diabetes, as well as the treatment and prevention of diabetes.
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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