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12+ Hours DSHS Approved CE Bundle

Arthritis Training (1.5 hours CE) Basics of Alzheimer’s and Dementia Training (2.5 CE) Basics of Cancer Training (1.25 hours CE) Developmental Disability Training (1.0 hours CE) Diabetes Training (1.5 hours CE) Heart Disease Training (1.5 hours CE) High Blood Pressure Training (1.5 hours CE) Intro to Mental Disorders Training (1.75 hours CE) Multiple Sclerosis Training …

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Multiple Sclerosis Training (1.25 hours CE credit)

In this course, students will learn:  What is MS?  Areas affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS).  What causes Multiple Sclerosis  What are the signs and Symptoms of MS  How is MS diagnosed and what are the types of treatments  Caregiving tips

Basics of Cancer Training (1.25 hours CE)

In this course, students will learn: 1) What is Cancer 2) Difference between cancer cells and normal cells. 3) How cancer arises. 4) Drivers of cancer. 5) When cancer spreads & types of Cancer.

Developmental Disability Training (1 hour CE Credit)

In this course, students will learn: What is developmental disability. List the 5 common developmental disabilities. Causes and risk facts. Body parts or systems affected by developmental disability. Caregiving tips

Stroke Training (1.25 hours CE Credit)

In this course, students will learn to: Define Stroke Explain Stroke risks What disabilities can result from stroke?  Identify stroke prevention measures  Recognize the symptoms of stroke  How to respond when someone has stroke.

Basics of Alzheimer’s and Dementia Training (2.5 hours CE Credit)

In this course, students will learn to:  Define what is Alzheimer’s Disease The Brains vital statistics  The 3 main players of the brain.  Alzheimer’s disease and the brain  Symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease  What causes Dementia  Symptoms of Dementia  What you as a caregiver can do to help a client with Alzheimers disese.

Arthritis Training (1.5 hour CE Credit)

In this course, students will learn:  What is Arthritis.  What are the 3 major kinds of arthritis and who is affected.  What causes Arthritis?  What are the signs and symptoms of the 3 main kind of arthritis.  How does Arthritis get diagnosed and treated.

Diabetes Training (1.5 hours CE Credit)

In this course, students will learn:  Identify the different types of Diabetes.  Describe methods of controlling diabetes.  Explain how to diagnose of diabetes  Identify signs and symptoms of diabetes mellitus  Identify two important aspects of caring for a person with diabetes.

Heart Disease Training (1.5 hours CE Credit)

In this course, students will learn:  What is Heart Disease?  Signs and Symptoms of Heart Disease.  Risk factors for heart disease.  How you can help control heart disease.  Types of treatment and prevention.  Taking action to protect your heart health.  Heart attach warning signs and survival.

High Blood Pressure Training (1.5 hours CE Credit)

In this course, students will learn: What Are High Blood Pressure and Prehypertension? Signs and symptoms of High blood pressure. Risk Factors for Heart Disease Know the facts about High Blood Pressure

Self-Care and The Caregiver & Loss and Grief: 3.5-hour DSHS Approved CE

What you will learn in this lesson: Good self-care practices for caregivers. Warning signs of caregiver stress and burnout. How to set limits. Finding positive outlets for your emotions. Learning ways to relax. Successfully making healthy lifestyle choices. The types of losses a client or a caregiver may experience. The grieving process. Symptoms of grief. …

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Medications and Other Treatments: 1.5-hour DSHS Approved CE

What you will learn in this lesson: Self-Directed Care. Nurse Delegation. The caregiver’s role in medication assistance and medication administration. The five rights of medication. What to document and report regarding medications. Medication side-effects. What to do if a client doesn’t want to take his/her medications.

The Process of Elimination: 2 hour DSHS Approved CE

What you will learn in this lesson: How to promote good bowel and bladder functioning for a client. Problems with bowel and bladder functioning, causes, signs, what can help, and what to report. Assisting with toileting, including: common toileting assistive equipment; incontinence products; pericare, colostomy, and catheter care

Mobility: 2-hour DSHS Approved CE

What you will learn in this lesson: Using proper body mechanics to prevent injury. Proper techniques and assistive devices for helping a client walk and transfer. Why falls are a concern for clients, how to prevent falls, and what to do if a client has fallen.

The Caregiver: 2-hour DSHS Approved CE

What you will learn in this lesson: A caregiver’s basic job responsibilities. Benefits for the caregiver and client in having a caregiver available. Using the DSHS care plan to understand care giving basic job responsibilities. The importance of respecting a client’s need for privacy and dignity and supporting a client’s independence. How to document and …

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Basic Communication: 2 hour DSHS Approved CE

What you will learn in this lesson: How to effectively manage your communication. The importance and use of body language. How to make sure your message is received correctly. How to be an effective, active listener.