Clinical staff who work in the Long-Term Care (LTC) setting are often required to teach in-services on a variety of topics to assure compliance needs are met as well as assure the clinical competencies are achieved for all nursing home staff. Beyond LTC, staff training tools are needed in healthcare settings such as Assisted Living Facilities, Home Health companies, and other clinical settings.
With such training needs in mind, this course provides instruction and key points to train the trainer for nine in-services to include handouts and post-tests for each. In-service topics include:
- Know How To Identify A Change Of Condition
- Back Safety In Healthcare
- Providing Person-Centered Care
- Fall Prevention Training
- Communicating With The Person Who Has Dementia
- What You Need To Know About Interacting With A Person Who Has Dementia
- Facilitating Mealtime Experiences For Residents With Dementia
- What We Need To Know About The Patient With Dysphagia
- General Swallowing Precautions
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- Introduction: Training Principals for Adult Learners
- Facilitate learning and Assure Staff Competency
- The Need For Staff Competencies and CMS rules for staff competency
- Inservice 1: Know How To Identify a Change of Condition
- Inservice 2: Back Safety in Healthcare
- Inservice 3: Providing person-centered care
- Inservice 4: Fall prevention training
- Inservice 5: Communicating with the person who has dementia
- Inservice 6: What you need to know about interacting with a person who has dementia
- Inservice 7: Facilitating mealtime experiences for residents with dementia
- Inservice 8: What we need to know about the person with dysphagia
- Inservice 9: General swallowing precautions
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional to utilize the training methods and in-service materials to achieve the required compliance and skills of employees.
- Recognize optimal teaching techniques for the staff's highest retention of information.
- Identify the physical and non-physical factors that should be monitored for a resident's change of condition.
- Identify effective back injury prevention strategies and related safe steps for transfers.
- Recognize the components and examples of person-centered care.
- Identify internal and external risk factors, which may require interventions to prevent residents' falls.
- Select effective communication and interaction techniques for assisting the resident with dementia.
- Select techniques for residents who have dysphagia, to promote safety and to improve nutritional intake.
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Contact Hours: 3 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Speech Language Pathologist, Nurse, Nursing Home Administrator, Social Worker, Activities Professionals.
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Criteria for Completion: Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved
This course is offered for 0.30 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
Financial – Lisa Milliken is employed by Milliken Healthcare and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service
Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact Anne Osborn by email Anne@HomeCEU or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.