This course presents why it is essential for administrators to train staff and provides valuable techniques to successfully train diverse adult learners. It offers instructional methods that can be used to present content in a variety of ways. This course is designed to help prepare trainers to use various strategies based on knowledge of the importance of and the challenges inherent to providing staff training, recommended topics, learning types and styles, and effective teaching strategies. The goal of this educational program is to provide Administrators in any setting with guidelines for providing training.
Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)
Georgia Nursing Home Administrators Board (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)
This educational offering is approved by the California Nursing Home Administrator Program (NHAP) for full credit as a course relating directly to duties, functions, or responsibilities of the nursing home administrator. Provider # CEP 1701; Course Approval # 1701001-7715. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]
This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 1.00 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Why Training is Important
The Importance of Staff Training
Training Topics for Post-Acute Care
Section 3: Adult Learners and Challenges of Training
Facing the Challenges
Section 4: Types of Learning
Section 5: Teaching Strategies
Principles for Training Adults
Unstructured vs. Structured Training
Job Task Analysis
The Training Environment
Section 6: Conclusion
Jennifer W. Burks is a Curriculum Designer in Post-Acute Care for Relias. She has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale's Notes on Nursing, "I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints." Disclosure: Jennifer W. Burks, M.S.N., R.N. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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