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This course covers the importance of working with your client's family, understanding their grief process, and how to help them participate as members of the care team. You will also learn about how...
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This course covers the importance of working with your client's family, understanding their grief process, and how to help them participate as members of the care team. You will also learn about how environment plays a role in your client's well being.
This course covers the importance of working with your client's family, understanding their grief process, and how to help them participate as members of the care team. You will also learn about how environment plays a role in your client's well being.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. This course engages learners in learning about Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia,...
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The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. This course engages learners in learning about Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, how Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain, and conditions and diseases that may cause irreversible dementia. Information about the conditions and disorders that may mimic the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and the characteristics and stages of dementia related diseases is presented.
The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. This course engages learners in learning about Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, how Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain, and conditions and diseases that may cause irreversible dementia. Information about the conditions and disorders that may mimic the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and the characteristics and stages of dementia related diseases is presented.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the care of persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. This course engages the learner in considering behavior as the...
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The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the care of persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. This course engages the learner in considering behavior as the language of dementia, offers strategies for interpreting behavior as communication, and provides a problem-solving approach to addressing behavioral expressions of distress, including pain.
The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the care of persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. This course engages the learner in considering behavior as the language of dementia, offers strategies for interpreting behavior as communication, and provides a problem-solving approach to addressing behavioral expressions of distress, including pain.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
The purpose of this course is to discuss the importance of maintaining activities for people living with dementia. Strategies for creating and implementing activities are discussed. Different activity ideas...
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The purpose of this course is to discuss the importance of maintaining activities for people living with dementia. Strategies for creating and implementing activities are discussed. Different activity ideas are explored along with choices as they relate to the stage of disease a resident maybe in. The correlation between activities and agitation is discussed along with tips for managing escalating behavior during activities.
The purpose of this course is to discuss the importance of maintaining activities for people living with dementia. Strategies for creating and implementing activities are discussed. Different activity ideas are explored along with choices as they relate to the stage of disease a resident maybe in. The correlation between activities and agitation is discussed along with tips for managing escalating behavior during activities.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the care of people living with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders. Functional levels related to the stages of disease are discussed....
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The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the care of people living with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders. Functional levels related to the stages of disease are discussed. Strategies for maximizing independence and active engagement in activities of daily living are discussed. Alternative communication methods that a resident may use to indicate his or her needs and how to identify and address those needs are discussed. Signs and symptoms of pain a person with Alzheimer’s or dementia are reviewed. The risk of and strategies to prevent dehydration and malnutrition are provided.
The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the care of people living with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders. Functional levels related to the stages of disease are discussed. Strategies for maximizing independence and active engagement in activities of daily living are discussed. Alternative communication methods that a resident may use to indicate his or her needs and how to identify and address those needs are discussed. Signs and symptoms of pain a person with Alzheimer’s or dementia are reviewed. The risk of and strategies to prevent dehydration and malnutrition are provided.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
The purpose of this course is to review terms used when providing a medication service to those with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Common terms are reviewed along with basic medication concepts. The...
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The purpose of this course is to review terms used when providing a medication service to those with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Common terms are reviewed along with basic medication concepts. The difference between side effect and an adverse drug reaction is discussed. The learner is engaged in reviewing medications typically used in treating the symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s with their associated risks and benefits. Alternatives to medication use and gradual dose reduction is presented.
The purpose of this course is to review terms used when providing a medication service to those with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Common terms are reviewed along with basic medication concepts. The difference between side effect and an adverse drug reaction is discussed. The learner is engaged in reviewing medications typically used in treating the symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s with their associated risks and benefits. Alternatives to medication use and gradual dose reduction is presented.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
Depression is one of the most prevalent mental health disorders found in children and it can have a devastating impact on child and adolescent academic and social functioning. Childhood depression has been...
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Depression is one of the most prevalent mental health disorders found in children and it can have a devastating impact on child and adolescent academic and social functioning. Childhood depression has been linked to abuse and neglect, as well as traumatic experiences such as bullying, teasing, social isolation, racial discrimination, and poverty. Untreated depression in children can lead to the development of depression as adults as well as other negative impacts. Childhood depression is a serious disorder that requires early diagnosis and treatment for long-term positive outcomes. Effective treatment approaches involve therapy and psychotropic medication but also a strong support system. This course discusses depression in children and adolescents with a focus on the signs of depression, risk factors, and co-occurring disorders commonly seen. This course also discusses the most effective treatment approaches for depression in children and adolescents.
Depression is one of the most prevalent mental health disorders found in children and it can have a devastating impact on child and adolescent academic and social functioning. Childhood depression has been linked to abuse and neglect, as well as traumatic experiences such as bullying, teasing, social isolation, racial discrimination, and poverty. Untreated depression in children can lead to the development of depression as adults as well as other negative impacts. Childhood depression is a serious disorder that requires early diagnosis and treatment for long-term positive outcomes. Effective treatment approaches involve therapy and psychotropic medication but also a strong support system. This course discusses depression in children and adolescents with a focus on the signs of depression, risk factors, and co-occurring disorders commonly seen. This course also discusses the most effective treatment approaches for depression in children and adolescents.
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Produced by: Ed4Online
This course delivers background information about depression and offers ideas that providers can use daily when helping mothers and their families who may be suffering from depression. This course also...
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This course delivers background information about depression and offers ideas that providers can use daily when helping mothers and their families who may be suffering from depression. This course also includes useful resources and handouts for mothers with depression.
This course delivers background information about depression and offers ideas that providers can use daily when helping mothers and their families who may be suffering from depression. This course also includes useful resources and handouts for mothers with depression.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course explains the history and philosophy of providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities. This course reviews the past, and how de-institutionalization and the practice of...
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This course explains the history and philosophy of providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities. This course reviews the past, and how de-institutionalization and the practice of providing services with the least restrictive alternative changed the course of how services are provided today.
This course explains the history and philosophy of providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities. This course reviews the past, and how de-institutionalization and the practice of providing services with the least restrictive alternative changed the course of how services are provided today.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course provides general information about the Individual Support Plan planning process and the components of the ISP for clients with developmental disabilities. It reviews how long and short term goals...
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This course provides general information about the Individual Support Plan planning process and the components of the ISP for clients with developmental disabilities. It reviews how long and short term goals are created, developing measureable objectives or outcomes, and methods for assessing the strengths and needs of the individual for whom the ISP is written.
This course provides general information about the Individual Support Plan planning process and the components of the ISP for clients with developmental disabilities. It reviews how long and short term goals are created, developing measureable objectives or outcomes, and methods for assessing the strengths and needs of the individual for whom the ISP is written.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course covers Incident Reports - when and how to write them and who receives them when caring for developmentally disabled clients.
This course covers Incident Reports - when and how to write them and who receives them when caring for developmentally disabled clients.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course provides a general introduction to medications, explains the different routes that medication can administered, forms and types of medication, and abbreviations commonly used when administering...
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This course provides a general introduction to medications, explains the different routes that medication can administered, forms and types of medication, and abbreviations commonly used when administering medication to developmentally disabled clients.
This course provides a general introduction to medications, explains the different routes that medication can administered, forms and types of medication, and abbreviations commonly used when administering medication to developmentally disabled clients.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course covers using "People First" language, avoiding labels when working with individuals with developmental disabilities, the criteria that must be met in order to be eligible for services, and a list...
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This course covers using "People First" language, avoiding labels when working with individuals with developmental disabilities, the criteria that must be met in order to be eligible for services, and a list of resources available to gather more information regarding developmental disabilities.
This course covers using "People First" language, avoiding labels when working with individuals with developmental disabilities, the criteria that must be met in order to be eligible for services, and a list of resources available to gather more information regarding developmental disabilities.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course covers how to provide support to developmentally disabled individuals with behavioral challenges. Topics include defining a behavior, cycle of behavior, preventing a behavior, communication...
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This course covers how to provide support to developmentally disabled individuals with behavioral challenges. Topics include defining a behavior, cycle of behavior, preventing a behavior, communication variables, and intervention variables.
This course covers how to provide support to developmentally disabled individuals with behavioral challenges. Topics include defining a behavior, cycle of behavior, preventing a behavior, communication variables, and intervention variables.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course covers topics such as the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA), providing good nutrition, how to read food labels and plan healthy menus, and food safety. It also reviews the...
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This course covers topics such as the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA), providing good nutrition, how to read food labels and plan healthy menus, and food safety. It also reviews the importance of good hydration and preventing dehydration, and detecting injury and illness in your clients with developmental disabilities.
This course covers topics such as the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA), providing good nutrition, how to read food labels and plan healthy menus, and food safety. It also reviews the importance of good hydration and preventing dehydration, and detecting injury and illness in your clients with developmental disabilities.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course explains the Direct Support Professional Code of Ethics, which is the standard that all DSP's should hold themselves accountable to when providing supports to individuals with developmental...
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This course explains the Direct Support Professional Code of Ethics, which is the standard that all DSP's should hold themselves accountable to when providing supports to individuals with developmental disabilities.
This course explains the Direct Support Professional Code of Ethics, which is the standard that all DSP's should hold themselves accountable to when providing supports to individuals with developmental disabilities.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course teaches proper personal care skills when dealing with developmentally disabled clients. Topics covered include proper lifting, carrying and positioning techniques, use of a gait belt, and...
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This course teaches proper personal care skills when dealing with developmentally disabled clients. Topics covered include proper lifting, carrying and positioning techniques, use of a gait belt, and assisting with ambulation.
This course teaches proper personal care skills when dealing with developmentally disabled clients. Topics covered include proper lifting, carrying and positioning techniques, use of a gait belt, and assisting with ambulation.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course reviews the importance of observing, reporting, and documenting changes in the individuals under your care with developmental disabilities.
This course reviews the importance of observing, reporting, and documenting changes in the individuals under your care with developmental disabilities.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
Being a direct care worker in Arizona requires that you understand the big picture of caregiving and certification. Knowing safety procedures that are specific to your state and job role are important to make...
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Being a direct care worker in Arizona requires that you understand the big picture of caregiving and certification. Knowing safety procedures that are specific to your state and job role are important to make sure you are doing your job right.
Being a direct care worker in Arizona requires that you understand the big picture of caregiving and certification. Knowing safety procedures that are specific to your state and job role are important to make sure you are doing your job right.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course discusses the lessons learned regarding how to close large institutions and focuses on the movement to smaller community living setting that meet NCD's new definition. The course examines some of...
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This course discusses the lessons learned regarding how to close large institutions and focuses on the movement to smaller community living setting that meet NCD's new definition. The course examines some of the factors that advocates and self-advocates believe are important in defining "community living" and looks at how quality of life in the community can be and is being measured. This course also identifies the most effective approaches and supports to help people with ID/DD transition from institutional settings of all size.
This course discusses the lessons learned regarding how to close large institutions and focuses on the movement to smaller community living setting that meet NCD's new definition. The course examines some of the factors that advocates and self-advocates believe are important in defining "community living" and looks at how quality of life in the community can be and is being measured. This course also identifies the most effective approaches and supports to help people with ID/DD transition from institutional settings of all size.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course was developed from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services caregiver's guide which shows how to help someone brush floss and have a healthy mouth. It also presents an overview of physical...
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This course was developed from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services caregiver's guide which shows how to help someone brush floss and have a healthy mouth. It also presents an overview of physical mental and behavioral challenges common in these patients and offers strategies for providing oral care.
This course was developed from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services caregiver's guide which shows how to help someone brush floss and have a healthy mouth. It also presents an overview of physical mental and behavioral challenges common in these patients and offers strategies for providing oral care.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course was developed from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration advisory which provides a brief overview of diabetes and an introduction to the reciprocal relationship between...
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This course was developed from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration advisory which provides a brief overview of diabetes and an introduction to the reciprocal relationship between diabetes and behavioral health disorders. It also discusses ways in which behavioral health treatment providers can help minimize consequences of diabetes for their clients by screening for the disease providing referrals to care as needed and coordinating care with other providers. Counselors also can play an important role supporting clients to simultaneously manage their diabetes and their recovery from mental illness or an SUD.
This course was developed from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration advisory which provides a brief overview of diabetes and an introduction to the reciprocal relationship between diabetes and behavioral health disorders. It also discusses ways in which behavioral health treatment providers can help minimize consequences of diabetes for their clients by screening for the disease providing referrals to care as needed and coordinating care with other providers. Counselors also can play an important role supporting clients to simultaneously manage their diabetes and their recovery from mental illness or an SUD.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course was developed from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration informational and Truven Health Analytics report which presents (1) the prevalence of mental and physical illnesses...
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This course was developed from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration informational and Truven Health Analytics report which presents (1) the prevalence of mental and physical illnesses and (2) the utilization of health care services among children in foster care (FC) who are covered by Medicaid. Disparities between the children in FC and children covered by Medicaid who are not in FC are also identified.
This course was developed from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration informational and Truven Health Analytics report which presents (1) the prevalence of mental and physical illnesses and (2) the utilization of health care services among children in foster care (FC) who are covered by Medicaid. Disparities between the children in FC and children covered by Medicaid who are not in FC are also identified.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
The course is based on the latest practice guidelines from the Veterans Administration and Department of Defense for the assessment diagnosis and management of symptoms of ASD Acute Stress Disorder in the...
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The course is based on the latest practice guidelines from the Veterans Administration and Department of Defense for the assessment diagnosis and management of symptoms of ASD Acute Stress Disorder in the immediate period after exposure to trauma.
The course is based on the latest practice guidelines from the Veterans Administration and Department of Defense for the assessment diagnosis and management of symptoms of ASD Acute Stress Disorder in the immediate period after exposure to trauma.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course covers several important aspects for Behavioral Health Responders and Administration includingthe causes and signs of compassion fatigue and tips for preventing it from happening. It provides...
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This course covers several important aspects for Behavioral Health Responders and Administration includingthe causes and signs of compassion fatigue and tips for preventing it from happening. It provides information that can help supervisors ease the transition for disaster responders returning to work along with recognizing and reducing potential difficulties in the workplace and enhancing positive consequences for all of their staff. It also helps disaster behavioral health responders better understand historical trauma in the Native American culture and how it may affect disaster preparedness and response efforts and provides information on the warning signs of misusing alcohol prescription medication or other substances. As well it presents a series of personal stress prevention and management skills to learn and practice before called upon to respond approaches to manage stress during deployment and how to ease the transition back to routine work.
This course covers several important aspects for Behavioral Health Responders and Administration includingthe causes and signs of compassion fatigue and tips for preventing it from happening. It provides information that can help supervisors ease the transition for disaster responders returning to work along with recognizing and reducing potential difficulties in the workplace and enhancing positive consequences for all of their staff. It also helps disaster behavioral health responders better understand historical trauma in the Native American culture and how it may affect disaster preparedness and response efforts and provides information on the warning signs of misusing alcohol prescription medication or other substances. As well it presents a series of personal stress prevention and management skills to learn and practice before called upon to respond approaches to manage stress during deployment and how to ease the transition back to routine work.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education