Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1933276
This course is approved by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Facility Services - Group Care Licensure Section (NC-DHHS)
Program Sponsor ID #032316
This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.
Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Training Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of residential care facilities for the elderly.
Vendor/Provider # 2000224-740-2;
Approval # 224-0245-32638.
This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 2.00 contact hours.
This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.
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 2.00 contact hours.
Hour One I. Introduction II. Terminology a. Activities of daily living (ADLs) b. Administrator c. Community d. Direct care staff e. Instrumental activities of daily living f. Person-centered care g. Resident III. Assisting residents a. Activities of daily living i. Walking and moving ii. Bathing iii. Dressing iv. Grooming v. Eating vi. Toileting b. Instrumental activities of daily living i. Preparing meals ii. Driving iii. Managing medications iv. Doing housework and laundry v. Shopping vi. Managing finances vii. Using the telephone c. Learning Engagement Activity: Questions (matching) IV. The resident in the community a. Demographics b. Percentage requiring assistance with activities of daily living V. Checkpoint: Question VI. Each resident is unique a. Knowing the person i. Routines and schedules ii. Abilities iii. Physical impairments iv. Cognitive impairments v. Role of direct care staff b. Importance of encouraging independence i. Learning Engagement Activity: Video (one minute) ii. Person-centered care c. Special considerations for persons living with dementia i. Assistance with ADLs ii. The importance of monitoring for pain d. The hospitality model in care settings i. Description ii. Intent e. Learning Engagement Activity: Questions VII. Eleven qualities of an outstanding direct care staff member a. Dependability b. Consideration c. Cheerfulness d. Empathy e. Patience f. Trustworthiness g. Respectfulness h. Courtesy i. Conscientiousness j. Honesty k. Cooperation l. Learning Engagement Activity: Questions (matching) VIII. Service plan a. Types of needs i. Physical ii. Psychosocial iii. Medication iv. Assistance needs v. Social history, preferences, other needs b. Purpose c. Levels of assistance i. Independent ii. Reminders or cueing iii. Standby assistance iv. A one-person or two-person assist v. Full assistance d. Learning Engagement Activity: Questions (multiple choice) e. Special considerations for people living with dementia and needing assistance with activities of daily living f. Video — keeping patients with Alzheimer’s independent (3:53 minutes) IX. Assisting with activities of daily living: How to assist a resident a. Video: Overview of assisting with activities of daily living (1:30 minutes) b. Ambulation i. Steps when assisting a resident with ambulation ii. Using a gait belt iii. Aids to ambulation 1. Canes 2. Walkers iv. Tips for personalizing care v. Learning Engagement Activity: Questions (multiple choice) c. Mobility: Assisting with transfers i. Step-by-step instructions on how to perform a transfer from bed to wheelchair ii. Video: How to assist with a transfer from bed to wheelchair (3:40 minutes) iii. Video: transferring a resident from a wheelchair to a chair (1:30 minutes) iv. Tips for personalizing care v. Learning Engagement Activity: Questions (multiple choice) Hour Two d. Bathing i. Bathing preferences and routines 1. Many ways to get clean ii. Creating a soothing environment 1. Temperature 2. Preparation 3. Draping iii. Assisting with a shower 1. Using shower aids a. Hand held shower 2. Chairs and benches Instructions on how to perform 3. Video: assisting a resident with a shower (three minutes) iv. Special considerations for persons living with dementia 1. Bathing needs of residents living with dementia i. Video: approach to bathing, Teepa Snow (4:08 minutes) 2. Videos —- assisting a resident with dementia with a shower a. Video — a shower gone wrong (20 seconds) b. Video — a better approach (20 seconds) 3. How to assist a person bathe who is living with dementia a. Preparation b. Support during the experience c. Bed bath d. Video — towel bath (5:20 minutes) v. Learning Engagement Activity: Questions (multiple choice) e. Dressing i. Important considerations about dressing ii. Video: assisting a resident to dress iii. Instructions on how to assist a person to dress iv. Tips for personalizing care v. Learning Engagement Activity: Question vi. Special considerations for persons living with dementia vii. Learning Engagement Activity: Questions: multiple choice f. Grooming i. Video: importance of good grooming (1:10 minutes) ii. Brushing and combing hair iii. Shaving g. Oral Care i. Brushing the teeth ii. Denture care iii. Video: care and cleaning of dentures (30 seconds) iv. Tips for personalizing care v. Special considerations for persons living with dementia 1. The presence of motor memory 2. Video — how to assist a person to brush teeth, Teepa Snow(2:10 minutes) vi. Learning Engagement Activity: Questions (multiple choice) h. Eating i. Instructions on how to assist a person with eating ii. Tips for personalizing care iii. Special considerations for persons living with dementia 1. Assistance in varying stages of the disease 2. Video — assisting someone to eat who is living with late stage dementia, Teepa Snow (6:11 minutes) iv. Learning Engagement Activity: Questions (multiple choice) i. Toileting i. Video: assisting resident with toileting (one minute) ii. Instructions on how to assist iii. Aids to make toileting more comfortable iv. Tips for personalizing care v. Incontinence 1. Reasons why a person may be incontinent 2. Types of incontinence 3. How to reduce the incidence of incontinence vi. Learning Engagement Activity: Questions j. Providing skin care i. Factors contributing to skin problems ii. Keeping aging skin healthy iii. Preventing pressure ulcers iv. Learning Engagement Activity: Question X. Conclusion and summary XI. Final exam (posttest)
Cynthia McDaniel MSN RN, is a nurse and administrative consultant in long term care. She is the CEO of ElderWise Inc, a senior living consulting and education group. Cynthia has worked as a nurse consultant for the States of Oregon and Washington, a geriatric care manager, a regional director of clinical operations for a senior living company, and an assistant professor at Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing. Her research in assisted living focused on the characteristics of residents in assisted living communities and the role of the nurse in assisted living. Cynthia holds a Master's of Science in Nursing from Gonzaga University in nursing education. She is a Fellow of the Sigma Theta Tau/John A. Hartford Foundation Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy. Disclosure: Cynthia McDaniel, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Instructor: Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN
Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN, was a subject matter expert for Relias. She has 25 years of healthcare experience in both acute and post-acute healthcare environments. Her experience includes leadership and management across the healthcare spectrum. She has owned and operated an assisted living business. Carlson's clinical practice includes acute care, long-term acute care, home health and hospice. Carlson has served for over a decade in various board positions for State Nursing Associations, including president. She has been a nurse planner for multiple continuing education events and has experience as a leader in the design and implementation of an ANCC-CNE accredited approver unit for a multi-state nursing consortium. Carlson is certified as Critical Care Registered Nurse. Disclosure: Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.