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PRACTICE SPECIFIC INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM COURSE


UST: Webinar Recording - Find Out How Outplacement Services Can Impact Your Nonprofit's Bottom Line


UST Webinar:  Unemployment & HR Risk Management with UST

Wednesday, July 11th at 8am PDT
Tuesday, August 21st  at 9am PDT
Wednesday, September 12th at 7am PDT
 

Lacy Beyl Social Services RoP Course
July 24


7th Annual Indiana Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Symposium
September 27


 

 

Advanced Education in
Alzheimer's and Dementia for
Long Term Care Professionals
*updated link below




The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is sponsoring Alzheimer's and Dementia training for long term care professionals in Indiana.  

Who should attend: Long term care professionals who are interested in Alzheimer's and dementia care.

Trainers:
   
Monica Ott, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Indiana University Geriatrics

Anne Thomas, PhD
Associate Dean
Michigan State University College of Nursing

Kayleigh Adrian, MS
Project Coordinator
University of Indianapolis Center for Aging & Community 

Delivery Mode:  Face-to-face training course. A two-day session followed by a one-day session after several weeks. Class is 8 am - 5:00 pm each day.

Content: 

At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Explain the main characteristics of dementia/Alzheimer’s including stages, disease progression, and the difference between dementia and delirium.
  • Decrease the likelihood of unwanted behaviors associated with dementia/Alzheimer’s by having appropriate behavioral expectations of the resident and knowing how to structure activities and interactions for a positive outcome.
  • Distinguish between and demonstrate how to defuse four categories of challenging behaviors: verbal nonaggressive, physical nonaggressive, verbal aggressive and physical aggressive.
  • Outline the key components of a successful care plan for a resident with dementia/Alzheimer’s.
  • Describe sustainable facility-wide strategies for the management of challenging behaviors.

Credential: There will be a final exam. Participants receiving a score of 75% or above will receive a Certificate of Training: Advanced Education in Care of Persons with Alzheimer’s and Dementia from the Indiana State Department of Health.

CEUs: Available for Administrators and Social Workers

Cost:  $100, which includes lunch and all-day beverages

Location: 

Merrillville: July 9 & 10 & July 24, 2018 
Indianapolis: August 13 & 14 & August 28, 2018
Evansville: October 29 & 30 & November 13, 2018

*Click here to register for any of these courses. (This is an updated link that allows participants to choose from all 3 locations.)

For more information:
Contact Kennedy Doyle, Project Coordinator, University of Indianapolis Center for Aging & Community at doylek@uindy.edu or (317) 791-5920.

 

 

 

 
 

 Silverchair Learning Systems, Essential Learning, and Care2Learn are now Relias Learning. Discover the benefits of them coming together as one team. [click here]

 

As referral sources scrutinize the clinical outcomes of their post-acute partners, it raises a critical question for all providers in skilled nursing, assisted living, and home care & hospice:
 
Is your staff ready to perform in the world of “pay for performance”?
 
Utilize our New Rehospitalization Courses
 
Prevent and Reduce rehospitalization rates in your post-acute care organization with Relias Learning’s Advanced Clinical Skills library. This selection of training connects staff to over 50 courses addressing the common diagnoses associated with rehospitalization including:
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Myocardial Infarction (MI)
  • Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalance
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Lower Respiratory Infections
  • Sepsis
The Advanced Clinical Skills library also has a comprehensive set of rapid review courses to demonstrate and assess procedural care techniques needed to reduce rehospitalization.
 
Reducing rehospitalization rates is important to most senior care organizations. Post-acute care providers interested in learning more about Relias Learning’s expansive Advanced Clinical Skills library can click below for more information.
 

 

 

 

 

 


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