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Continuing Education

The following CE programs can be delivered to your team; email us for more information.

2 Hour Credits: Nursing and Social Work

1 Hour Credit: Nursing and Social Work

1 Hour Credit: Nursing  

 

2 Hour Credits: Nursing and Social Work

Birds of a Feature 
As professionals, our ability to effectively communicate with various audiences allows us to develop and maintain customer relationships.  This presentation provides insight on various communication styles, skills, and standards to increase trust and building stronger customer relations. 

Creative Care for People with Dementia
People with Dementia often exhibit behaviors that may negatively impact their quality of care. This presentation will help staff to understand the basic characteristics of Alzheimer’s and Dementia while increasing their knowledge on how to creatively provide non-pharmacologic interventions.  

 

1 Hour Credit: Nursing and Social Work

Advance Care Planning for the Healthcare Professional
This presentation helps patients communicate their desires regarding health care if something should occur which prevents them from having a voice.  The healthcare provider will learn how to initiate discussions to help the patient identify a Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare (DPOA) and record their wishes for healthcare.  Learn how the Living Will DPOA for healthcare helps families understand and support the patient’s wishes.

Communicating with Compassion: Having the Difficult Conversation
As healthcare providers we are entrusted to provide our patients with information to enable them to make choices in their care. Sometimes, that includes breaking bad news about treatment and cure. This presentation will help the clinician develop confidence in holding these crucial conversations.  In order for our patients to achieve the best outcome, they must be informed to make the best individualized healthcare choice. 

Compassion Fatigue - Caring for the Caregiver
As professional caregivers, we develop an empathetic relationship with our patients, allowing us to care and advocate for our patients, sometimes experiencing the strain of caregiving, regardless if the care is custodial, curative or comfort oriented.  This presentation will help the participant to develop a plan for self-care - a necessary action to avoid forming unhealthy relationships with patients that could lead to career ending fatigue.  Learn about stress releasers, professional development, and letting go of cumulative loss.  

Differentiate Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia 
Develop your understanding of the basic characteristics of Alzheimer's and Dementia and examine several pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for behavior management.  Explore resources for clients, families and caregivers to remain healthy and safe in their home. 

Ethical Perspectives in Healthcare
Ethics is a fundamental component in the delivery of healthcare. This presentation will help the participant to recognize and apply ethical principles in everyday practice in a variety of healthcare settings.  

 

1 Hour Credit: Nursing

Heart Failure: Best Practices
Implementing best practices in the management of heart failure can improve patient outcomes and reduce re-hospitalizations. This presentation is designed to educate the nurse in the effective management of heart failure utilizing best practices. 

 

 
   
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