Assisted Living / Personal Care

  • Course Description This program focuses on cultural awareness in healthcare. In this program we will review the concept of cultural awareness in healthcare and demonstrate the need to bring cultural ...

  • Course Description This course will provide nurses and other healthcare professionals with information about the risk factors that make a person susceptible to contracting COVID-19 as well as its clinical ...

  • Course Description This course will discuss ostomy management after hospital discharge such as teaching of stoma assessment to patients, emptying pouches, and changing pouching systems. Training on ...

  • Course Description This course will review stoma care, review common issues associated with ostomy care such as skin irritation, discretion of pouch systems, and emptying of pouches. Proper interventions ...

  • Course Description This course will identify essential components of a pouching system and options for specific cases. Further discussion includes features of the pouching systems, options for barriers, ...

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    Course Description This course will review anatomy of the abdomen, types of ostomies, characteristics of normal stomas, and identify disease processes or injuries that are typically associated with ...

  • In hospitals, patients who are immobile and bedridden, have a high risk of hospital acquired conditions including: falls, pressure injuries, increased length of stay and ventilator associated pneumonia. ...

  • This program describes the psychophysiological and other factors involved in the pain process, and describes the techniques of a thorough pain assessment. It also describes the major types of pain medication, ...

  • The goal of this program is to define and discuss current and forthcoming HIPAA initiatives regarding resident privacy and data security. The program provides a detailed review of the reforms that have ...

  • In end-of-life care, the caregivers will need effective communication, cultural competence and the inclusion of family and loved ones. These can all be crucial factors in easing a person's fears and distress ...