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The purpose of this inservice is to expose the health professional to the value and importance of having an Advance Directive, and the benefits for the client/patient who is terminally ill and his family.
Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, degenerative disease that attacks the brain and results in impaired thinking, memory and behavior. The disease progresses to where the person has no control of mental or physical functions.
This course provides an overview of anxiety disorders in the elderly population. It discusses signs, symptoms and treatment options, including a discussion of medications used.
Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints which can be extremely painful, and lead to decreased ability to function. Through this course you will gain an understanding of the care and support that are vital to helping your clients function at the highest level possible.
Through this course you will learn the basic anatomy of the spine and supporting structures, as well as understand the role of the caregiver in helping clients who experience back pain. You will also become aware of methods to care for your client, while preventing injury to your own back.
Basic Emergency Measures+
An emergency can occur at any time. After taking this course, you will feel much more confident. You will be able to perform quick safety measures to keep your client safe until help arrives.
Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women. While one out of eight American women will develop this potentially deadly disease sometime in her life, those who are diagnosed in the early stages have a five-year survival rate of over 90%. With this class you will know what breast cancer is, the symptoms, treatment and ways to prevent the disease.
Cerebral Vascular Accident+
A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that supplies blood to the brain bursts or is blocked by a blood clot. Nerve cells in the area of the brain will be damaged within minutes. As a result, the part of the body controlled by the damaged section of the brain cannot properly function.
Congestive Heart Failure+
Heart failure is a progressive disorder in which damage to the heart causes weakening of the cardiovascular system. It means that your heart is not pumping enough blood to meet your body’s needs. This class will enable you to understand the causes and symptoms of heart failure and ways to prevent this disabling condition.
Culture is the way life is passed down through the generations. Cultural diversity is the coexistence of these different ways of life, which includes ethnic groups, gender, race, and socioeconomic division.
Death and Dying+
It is sometimes very difficult for the caregiver to be able to deal effectively with the death of a client. This course will give you the necessary tools to provide the comfort your client needs at this sensitive time.
Multi-infarct dementia or vascular dementia is caused by one or more than one small stroke that destroys or damages brain tissue. It is characterized by a loss of memory and loss of function of the part of the brain that has been affected. Through this course you will learn the symptoms as well as the causes and possible treatments for this disabling condition.
Diabetes affects millions of people in the world, and can have many chronic complications. Through this course you will learn the signs and symptoms of the disease as well as prevention and treatment of diabetes.
The digestive system has a very unique role in changing the food we eat into tissues of our body and into energy. Through this course you will gain an understanding of just how remarkable this system can be.
Communication is the basic element of human interaction. In this course you will learn the way to improve you communication with your clients, your superiors and your world.
Depression In The Elderly+
Many of the changes one faces with aging can lead to depression. Changes in health, loss of independence, grief, can all take a toll. Depression is a common problem in older adults and too many times goes unrecognized or treated. The first step is in recognizing the symptoms of depression and getting help.
End Of Life Care+
Death, the end of one’s life, is frequently thought of as a moment in time; that moment when the heart stops beating. However, death is more than this. Outside of some traumatic event, death is a process taking place over a matter of days, weeks, or months. This inservice will discuss some of the most common symptoms encountered as patients near death and will empower you to make a difference in the plan of care for the patient.
Ethics in Home Care+
Ethics is a standard of behavior, concerned with what is “right” and what is “wrong”. Although there is no written code of ethics for Home Care Aides, there is an expectation and understanding that they will work within accepted rules and guidelines.
Fire Prevention and Home Safety+
This course educates about types of smoke detectors and when to check them. Escape planning and basic information regarding fire extinguishers will be discussed. Prevention of common household injuries such as falls, kitchen burns, bathroom safety and weather safety will be discussed.
Intake is the measuring of all the fluids entering the body, and output is all of the fluid that passes out of the body. Maintaining and documenting fluid balance is important, especially for clients who are dehydrated, or have a disease process, which causes them to retain fluid.
Food safety is a topic often taken for granted. This course will educate the participant how food may become contaminated and signs and symptoms of food borne illness. Treatment and prevention will be discussed.
Hair and Nail Care+
Everyone feels better when their hair and nails look their best. This course will show you the proper way to make sure your clients' hair and nails are in the best possible condition.
Handwashing is the most important way to prevent the spread of microorganisms. This course will demonstrate to you the proper way to wash hands preventing infection.
The acronym HIPAA comes from 1996 the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability. This course includes information about who are Covered Entities, what is PHI and what information is protected. The course will discuss who can look at and receive health information and how HIPAA impacts all health care workers.
Hypertension or high blood pressure is a treatable chronic disease. It is a disease that left untreated can lead to heart disease, kidney disease, eye damage stroke and other serious health problems.
Infection control is one of the most important functions a caregiver performs. Through this course you will gain an understanding of what an infection is, and ways you can prevent the spread of infection.
Latex allergies are seemingly on the rise among health care workers. This course will educate the participant as to what happens in the body when there is an allergic reaction to an irritant. The course will discuss causes and signs and symptoms of latex allergies as well as instruction on treatment.
Clients will feel better and look better when their clothing is clean and in good repair. Through this course you will learn the steps necessary to ensure that your client’s clothes look their best.
Preparing meals involves much more than deciding what you would like to fix for a meal. Through this course you will learn how to plan, buy, store, prepare, and serve food that will be nutritious and within the client’s food budget.
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic and progressive disease, which affects the nervous system. Through this course you will understand the course of the disease, symptoms, and care needed to provide the MS client with the best quality of life possible.
The body requires food to provide energy for all life's functions. Through this course you will be able to identify the nutrients a body needs in the right balance.
Oral hygiene helps to maintain the healthy state of the mouth, teeth, gums and lips. Through this course you will be able to successfully assist with or provide daily oral care.
Range of Motion+
Through this course you will be able to recognize the symptoms of a seizure, the preventive measures a person may take, and also, some effective treatments for a seizure disorder. You will also understand the care the aide will provide when a seizure does occur.
The skin is the largest organ of the body. It is the body's first line of defense against illness. Through this course you will learn how to assess your client's skin, to recognize the effects of aging, and to prevent and treat skin breakdown.
The Aging Adult+
Older adults have special needs as a result of slowing metabolism, chronic diseases, and a general decline of body systems. Through this course you will gain an understanding of the conditions an older person experiences as well as methods to care for them.
Viral hepatitis can be a very serious liver disease. Through this course you will learn the symptoms, as well as the means of prevention and treatment for hepatitis.