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This course takes a look at the issue of fire safety and emergency preparedness in assisted living and residential care facilities. Five basic fire safety practices will be discussed. Learn common fire...
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This course takes a look at the issue of fire safety and emergency preparedness in assisted living and residential care facilities. Five basic fire safety practices will be discussed. Learn common fire emergency response procedures. Fire safety equipment, use of fire extinguishers, prevention, training, and other aspects of effective management of for effective fire safety will be addressed. Participants will learn details on how to develop a written emergency management plan for their facility.
This course takes a look at the issue of fire safety and emergency preparedness in assisted living and residential care facilities. Five basic fire safety practices will be discussed. Learn common fire emergency response procedures. Fire safety equipment, use of fire extinguishers, prevention, training, and other aspects of effective management of for effective fire safety will be addressed. Participants will learn details on how to develop a written emergency management plan for their facility.
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This course provides an in-depth look at the medical condition called heart failure (congestive heart failure). The anatomy and function of a normal heart as well as changes that occur with heart failure are...
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This course provides an in-depth look at the medical condition called heart failure (congestive heart failure). The anatomy and function of a normal heart as well as changes that occur with heart failure are discussed. Information on the disease process, causes, and symptoms of heart failure provides the participant with a good understanding of this disease. Diagnostic tests for heart failure, medications for treatment, and common lifestyle changes will be presented to assist the participant in properly caring for residents with heart failure.
This course provides an in-depth look at the medical condition called heart failure (congestive heart failure). The anatomy and function of a normal heart as well as changes that occur with heart failure are discussed. Information on the disease process, causes, and symptoms of heart failure provides the participant with a good understanding of this disease. Diagnostic tests for heart failure, medications for treatment, and common lifestyle changes will be presented to assist the participant in properly caring for residents with heart failure.
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This course will provide the care provider relevant knowledge about HIV and AIDS. Demographic, geographic, and incident rate data is presented. To assist in their care of residents, care providers will obtain...
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This course will provide the care provider relevant knowledge about HIV and AIDS. Demographic, geographic, and incident rate data is presented. To assist in their care of residents, care providers will obtain knowledge on the HIV/AIDS clinical signs, symptoms, modes of transmission, risk factors, prevention, and screening and diagnosis. Common HIV medical complications are presented. The participant will receive an overview of how the HIV virus duplicates and the general classes of drugs that target each stage of HIV replication.
This course will provide the care provider relevant knowledge about HIV and AIDS. Demographic, geographic, and incident rate data is presented. To assist in their care of residents, care providers will obtain knowledge on the HIV/AIDS clinical signs, symptoms, modes of transmission, risk factors, prevention, and screening and diagnosis. Common HIV medical complications are presented. The participant will receive an overview of how the HIV virus duplicates and the general classes of drugs that target each stage of HIV replication.
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This program provides detailed information regarding methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections. Pathophysiology, the infectious process, modes of transmission, and prevention are...
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This program provides detailed information regarding methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections. Pathophysiology, the infectious process, modes of transmission, and prevention are discussed. Proper staff education, standard precautions, and isolation precautions are discussed as well.
This program provides detailed information regarding methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections. Pathophysiology, the infectious process, modes of transmission, and prevention are discussed. Proper staff education, standard precautions, and isolation precautions are discussed as well.
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This course will provide an in-depth look at the common human parasites called lice, scabies, and bed bugs. Three types of lice will be discussed: head lice, body lice, and pubic lice. For each parasite the...
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This course will provide an in-depth look at the common human parasites called lice, scabies, and bed bugs. Three types of lice will be discussed: head lice, body lice, and pubic lice. For each parasite the characteristics, modes of transmission, clinical symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and ways to prevent infestation will be discussed. Where applicable, the special concerns for residents and infestations in communities/residential care will be explained.
This course will provide an in-depth look at the common human parasites called lice, scabies, and bed bugs. Three types of lice will be discussed: head lice, body lice, and pubic lice. For each parasite the characteristics, modes of transmission, clinical symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and ways to prevent infestation will be discussed. Where applicable, the special concerns for residents and infestations in communities/residential care will be explained.
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The success of any assisted living or residential community is dependent upon the skills of its administrative team. This course focuses on one of the key areas necessary to be a successful administrator:...
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The success of any assisted living or residential community is dependent upon the skills of its administrative team. This course focuses on one of the key areas necessary to be a successful administrator: staffing. As many businesses know, a good company is only as good as its employees. This course will discuss one of the most challenging tasks to any administrator, which is to recruit, select, hire, train and motivate employees. Correct steps to provide performance corrections and terminations will also be discussed.
The success of any assisted living or residential community is dependent upon the skills of its administrative team. This course focuses on one of the key areas necessary to be a successful administrator: staffing. As many businesses know, a good company is only as good as its employees. This course will discuss one of the most challenging tasks to any administrator, which is to recruit, select, hire, train and motivate employees. Correct steps to provide performance corrections and terminations will also be discussed.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course will address the issues of substance misuse and abuse in residential care facilities. Participants will obtain insight on substance abuse risk factors and incidence. An overview of the human brain...
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This course will address the issues of substance misuse and abuse in residential care facilities. Participants will obtain insight on substance abuse risk factors and incidence. An overview of the human brain and ways in which abused drugs work in our brain is presented. Administrators and caregivers will learn the most common drugs of abuse, including their effects and risks. This course also presents the National Institute Drug Abuse 13 Principals of Effective Drug Treatment. Various types of treatment programs and approaches to drug abuse treatment will also be addressed.
This course will address the issues of substance misuse and abuse in residential care facilities. Participants will obtain insight on substance abuse risk factors and incidence. An overview of the human brain and ways in which abused drugs work in our brain is presented. Administrators and caregivers will learn the most common drugs of abuse, including their effects and risks. This course also presents the National Institute Drug Abuse 13 Principals of Effective Drug Treatment. Various types of treatment programs and approaches to drug abuse treatment will also be addressed.
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This program will provide an in-depth look at Tuberculosis (TB) and the disease processes affecting today’s population. The pathophysiology of this disease process is discussed in great detail as well as...
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This program will provide an in-depth look at Tuberculosis (TB) and the disease processes affecting today’s population. The pathophysiology of this disease process is discussed in great detail as well as potential complications and treatment. Assessment and care of the resident will be discussed as well.
This program will provide an in-depth look at Tuberculosis (TB) and the disease processes affecting today’s population. The pathophysiology of this disease process is discussed in great detail as well as potential complications and treatment. Assessment and care of the resident will be discussed as well.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
When learning Spanish it’s good to learn the basics that you will use every day. In this course you will learn Spanish words for: numbers, days of the week, months of the year, the seasons, and the time of...
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When learning Spanish it’s good to learn the basics that you will use every day. In this course you will learn Spanish words for: numbers, days of the week, months of the year, the seasons, and the time of the day. These basic words are necessary to communicate in Spanish. Once you learn the basics of these elements if will be easier to understand Spanish conversations.
When learning Spanish it’s good to learn the basics that you will use every day. In this course you will learn Spanish words for: numbers, days of the week, months of the year, the seasons, and the time of the day. These basic words are necessary to communicate in Spanish. Once you learn the basics of these elements if will be easier to understand Spanish conversations.
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This course begins with an in-depth definition of dementia symptoms, specific types of dementia, and possible causes. This program will take participants through a dynamic process of care strategies from...
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This course begins with an in-depth definition of dementia symptoms, specific types of dementia, and possible causes. This program will take participants through a dynamic process of care strategies from preadmission through the progression of the disease including late stage complications. Also presented are unique behavior intervention techniques. Activities are analyzed with particular emphasis on quality of life issues. Research, new trends in care, pharmacological management of dementia as well as self analysis of the quality of care carried out will also be discussed. Emphasis is placed on care provided in the residential care setting.
This course begins with an in-depth definition of dementia symptoms, specific types of dementia, and possible causes. This program will take participants through a dynamic process of care strategies from preadmission through the progression of the disease including late stage complications. Also presented are unique behavior intervention techniques. Activities are analyzed with particular emphasis on quality of life issues. Research, new trends in care, pharmacological management of dementia as well as self analysis of the quality of care carried out will also be discussed. Emphasis is placed on care provided in the residential care setting.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This program will provide participants with useful information about urinary tract infections (UTIs). The anatomy and physiology of a healthy urinary tract will be reviewed. The types, causes, risk factors,...
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This program will provide participants with useful information about urinary tract infections (UTIs). The anatomy and physiology of a healthy urinary tract will be reviewed. The types, causes, risk factors, and symptoms of UTIs will be discussed. Serious complications of UTIs, such as pyelonephritis, are explained. Participants will also learn how UTIs are detected, treated, and prevented. Interventions that a caregiver can perform to help a resident prevent UTIs are also discussed.
This program will provide participants with useful information about urinary tract infections (UTIs). The anatomy and physiology of a healthy urinary tract will be reviewed. The types, causes, risk factors, and symptoms of UTIs will be discussed. Serious complications of UTIs, such as pyelonephritis, are explained. Participants will also learn how UTIs are detected, treated, and prevented. Interventions that a caregiver can perform to help a resident prevent UTIs are also discussed.
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This course discusses the vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) bacteria, infection, and prevention. Incidence of infection, pathophysiology, transmission, detection, and disease management is presented....
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This course discusses the vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) bacteria, infection, and prevention. Incidence of infection, pathophysiology, transmission, detection, and disease management is presented. Focus is placed on disease prevention with particular attention to the unique concerns of residents in assisted living communities and all types of residential care facilities.
This course discusses the vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) bacteria, infection, and prevention. Incidence of infection, pathophysiology, transmission, detection, and disease management is presented. Focus is placed on disease prevention with particular attention to the unique concerns of residents in assisted living communities and all types of residential care facilities.
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Anticoagulant medication, such as warfarin (Coumadin®), is a commonly prescribed drug for our residents. This course provides an in-depth focus on warfarin including the history, drug classification,...
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Anticoagulant medication, such as warfarin (Coumadin®), is a commonly prescribed drug for our residents. This course provides an in-depth focus on warfarin including the history, drug classification, mechanism of action, indications, contraindications, and side effects. Important considerations for residents who are taking Coumadin will be discussed. Education about Coumadin for clients, families, and staff is explained. Client safety is emphasized throughout the course.
Anticoagulant medication, such as warfarin (Coumadin®), is a commonly prescribed drug for our residents. This course provides an in-depth focus on warfarin including the history, drug classification, mechanism of action, indications, contraindications, and side effects. Important considerations for residents who are taking Coumadin will be discussed. Education about Coumadin for clients, families, and staff is explained. Client safety is emphasized throughout the course.
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This course will provide sexual harassment training for supervisors as mandated by Assembly Bill 1825. The training will focus on federal and state laws, liability issues, harassment policies, employee...
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This course will provide sexual harassment training for supervisors as mandated by Assembly Bill 1825. The training will focus on federal and state laws, liability issues, harassment policies, employee rights, supervisor responsibilities, investigation procedures, and a number of other items necessary for the success of striving to provide a harassment-free workplace.
This course will provide sexual harassment training for supervisors as mandated by Assembly Bill 1825. The training will focus on federal and state laws, liability issues, harassment policies, employee rights, supervisor responsibilities, investigation procedures, and a number of other items necessary for the success of striving to provide a harassment-free workplace.
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Inhalers and nebulizers are common devices used to deliver medications directly to the airways in the lungs. This course provides a brief overview of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and asthma...
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Inhalers and nebulizers are common devices used to deliver medications directly to the airways in the lungs. This course provides a brief overview of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and asthma to familiarize the learner with two common medical conditions that are treated using an inhalers and nebulizers. Types and names of medications used in inhalers and nebulizers are described. How to properly use inhalers and nebulizers to obtain proper dosage of medication is presented in detail.
Inhalers and nebulizers are common devices used to deliver medications directly to the airways in the lungs. This course provides a brief overview of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and asthma to familiarize the learner with two common medical conditions that are treated using an inhalers and nebulizers. Types and names of medications used in inhalers and nebulizers are described. How to properly use inhalers and nebulizers to obtain proper dosage of medication is presented in detail.
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Each individual has his or her own uniqueness. This uniqueness is how we are different or diverse from others. Respecting diversity is about both respecting our differences and appreciating how we are alike....
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Each individual has his or her own uniqueness. This uniqueness is how we are different or diverse from others. Respecting diversity is about both respecting our differences and appreciating how we are alike. Diversity among individuals occurs everywhere, including our residents, staff, and families. Recognize key concepts of respecting diversity and ways to minimize prejudice and discrimination.
Each individual has his or her own uniqueness. This uniqueness is how we are different or diverse from others. Respecting diversity is about both respecting our differences and appreciating how we are alike. Diversity among individuals occurs everywhere, including our residents, staff, and families. Recognize key concepts of respecting diversity and ways to minimize prejudice and discrimination.
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One important aspect of keeping ourselves and our residents safe is to practice standard precautions to minimize the transmission of disease. This course will discuss the standard precautions recommendations...
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One important aspect of keeping ourselves and our residents safe is to practice standard precautions to minimize the transmission of disease. This course will discuss the standard precautions recommendations from the Centers for Disease and Prevention for the prevention of transmission of infectious agents. Best practices applicable to assisted living and resident care settings will be presented. This course will also cover safe handling of sharps.
One important aspect of keeping ourselves and our residents safe is to practice standard precautions to minimize the transmission of disease. This course will discuss the standard precautions recommendations from the Centers for Disease and Prevention for the prevention of transmission of infectious agents. Best practices applicable to assisted living and resident care settings will be presented. This course will also cover safe handling of sharps.
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This course provides an introduction to medication assistance in Assisted Living/Residential Care. This course is not intended to train how to assist a resident with medications; it simply is providing...
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This course provides an introduction to medication assistance in Assisted Living/Residential Care. This course is not intended to train how to assist a resident with medications; it simply is providing general knowledge important for all Direct Care Staff and administrators who care for residents. All staff should be familiar with the basic topics important to medication assistance to communicate effectively with residents, other Community staff, and outside professionals. Basic medication knowledge will also help you be alert to medication-related problems or concerns you may observe with your residents.
This course provides an introduction to medication assistance in Assisted Living/Residential Care. This course is not intended to train how to assist a resident with medications; it simply is providing general knowledge important for all Direct Care Staff and administrators who care for residents. All staff should be familiar with the basic topics important to medication assistance to communicate effectively with residents, other Community staff, and outside professionals. Basic medication knowledge will also help you be alert to medication-related problems or concerns you may observe with your residents.
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Many residents in Assisted Living/Residential Care are able to walk or remain mobile with the use of ambulatory aids. Ambulatory aids are devices that residents use to help them move safely and independently....
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Many residents in Assisted Living/Residential Care are able to walk or remain mobile with the use of ambulatory aids. Ambulatory aids are devices that residents use to help them move safely and independently. The common ambulatory aids used in Assisted Living/Residential Care that we discuss are wheelchairs, scooters, walkers, canes, crutches, and gait belts. Learn about the different types of devices, how they should be used in a safe manner, and ways that direct care staff can assist the resident with use of the device.
Many residents in Assisted Living/Residential Care are able to walk or remain mobile with the use of ambulatory aids. Ambulatory aids are devices that residents use to help them move safely and independently. The common ambulatory aids used in Assisted Living/Residential Care that we discuss are wheelchairs, scooters, walkers, canes, crutches, and gait belts. Learn about the different types of devices, how they should be used in a safe manner, and ways that direct care staff can assist the resident with use of the device.
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Spanish for the Work Environment covers vocabulary and phrases you will need in every day office conversations. Learn to communication in Spanish about different types of businesses and departments within a...
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Spanish for the Work Environment covers vocabulary and phrases you will need in every day office conversations. Learn to communication in Spanish about different types of businesses and departments within a company. Be able to give directions for using office equipment or getting around the building. This course will help you feel more comfortable talking with your Spanish speaking co-workers in a professional manner.
Spanish for the Work Environment covers vocabulary and phrases you will need in every day office conversations. Learn to communication in Spanish about different types of businesses and departments within a company. Be able to give directions for using office equipment or getting around the building. This course will help you feel more comfortable talking with your Spanish speaking co-workers in a professional manner.
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During the routine care of our residents, all staff become familiar with each resident’s typical physical, mental, and emotional condition and habits. On occasion, a change in this condition is observed that...
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During the routine care of our residents, all staff become familiar with each resident’s typical physical, mental, and emotional condition and habits. On occasion, a change in this condition is observed that may range from life threatening to fairly minor. Any change in condition should be noted and appropriate staff and health personnel alerted. This course provides a framework for all staff to systematically observe residents. Recommended procedures to take if a change in condition is observed is also discussed.
During the routine care of our residents, all staff become familiar with each resident’s typical physical, mental, and emotional condition and habits. On occasion, a change in this condition is observed that may range from life threatening to fairly minor. Any change in condition should be noted and appropriate staff and health personnel alerted. This course provides a framework for all staff to systematically observe residents. Recommended procedures to take if a change in condition is observed is also discussed.
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Every person experiences aging, though each of us ages differently. This course explores the physical, emotional, and spiritual changes that occur with aging. Detailed physical system changes are discussed....
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Every person experiences aging, though each of us ages differently. This course explores the physical, emotional, and spiritual changes that occur with aging. Detailed physical system changes are discussed. Suggestions are provided for direct care staff to assist residents as aging processes occur.
Every person experiences aging, though each of us ages differently. This course explores the physical, emotional, and spiritual changes that occur with aging. Detailed physical system changes are discussed. Suggestions are provided for direct care staff to assist residents as aging processes occur.
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Many residents in assisted living need assistance with one or more activities of daily living (ADLs) such as bathing, dressing, and ambulating. This course is designed to teach staff how to perform each of...
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Many residents in assisted living need assistance with one or more activities of daily living (ADLs) such as bathing, dressing, and ambulating. This course is designed to teach staff how to perform each of these ADL tasks when assisting a resident. The concepts of person-centered care and hospitality model of service are presented to set a framework from which assistance is to be provided. Qualities of a good direct care staff member are also discussed.
Many residents in assisted living need assistance with one or more activities of daily living (ADLs) such as bathing, dressing, and ambulating. This course is designed to teach staff how to perform each of these ADL tasks when assisting a resident. The concepts of person-centered care and hospitality model of service are presented to set a framework from which assistance is to be provided. Qualities of a good direct care staff member are also discussed.
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Infection control in Assisted Living/Residential Care Communities is designed to provide a safe working environment for employees and a safe living environment for residents. While there are many components...
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Infection control in Assisted Living/Residential Care Communities is designed to provide a safe working environment for employees and a safe living environment for residents. While there are many components to establishing a safe environment, this course is going to focus on the proper use and disposal of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) commonly used in a Community when caring for residents.
Infection control in Assisted Living/Residential Care Communities is designed to provide a safe working environment for employees and a safe living environment for residents. While there are many components to establishing a safe environment, this course is going to focus on the proper use and disposal of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) commonly used in a Community when caring for residents.
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The psychosocial health of our residents is a very important component of overall health and happiness. While we have many dimensions that contribute to our overall health, how we feel about our self (psycho)...
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The psychosocial health of our residents is a very important component of overall health and happiness. While we have many dimensions that contribute to our overall health, how we feel about our self (psycho) and how we relate to others (social) greatly influences our daily life. This course will look at both the broad dimensions that influence our health and specific life struggles that are more common in later life. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is discussed to provide framework for understanding our resident’s needs. Last, we will explore ways to meet our resident’s psychosocial needs.
The psychosocial health of our residents is a very important component of overall health and happiness. While we have many dimensions that contribute to our overall health, how we feel about our self (psycho) and how we relate to others (social) greatly influences our daily life. This course will look at both the broad dimensions that influence our health and specific life struggles that are more common in later life. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is discussed to provide framework for understanding our resident’s needs. Last, we will explore ways to meet our resident’s psychosocial needs.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education