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The cardiovascular system is vital to the health and well being of all people. The heart and blood vessels that make up the cardiovascular system deliver blood and other material within the body. Even though treatment for cardiovascular disease has improved over the years, it is still the number one cause of death in the United States. This course will help you better understand the effect of the aging process on the cardiovascular system, as well as your role in the care of older persons with cardiovascular disease. (Show Less) The cardiovascular system is vital to the health and well being of all people. The heart and blood vessels that make up the cardiovascular system deliver blood and other material within the body. Even though treatment for cardiovascular disease has improved over the years, it is still the number one... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 2.5 Course Code: NACV Packages: Paraprofessional Health
The cardiovascular system is vital to the health and well being of all people. The heart and blood vessels that make up the cardiovascular system deliver blood and other material within the body. Even though treatment for cardiovascular disease has improved over the years, it is still the number one cause of death in the United States. This course will help you better understand the effect of the aging process on the cardiovascular system, as well as your role in the care of older persons with cardiovascular disease. (Show Less) The cardiovascular system is vital to the health and well being of all people. The heart and blood vessels that make up the cardiovascular system deliver blood and other material within the body. Even though treatment for cardiovascular disease has improved over the years, it is still the number one... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 4.1 Course Code: RNCV Packages: Professional Health
In the past, aides in home care and long-term care have had limited exposure to individuals receiving enteral nutrition, commonly referred to as tube feedings. However, this is changing rapidly with the increase in the level of care needed for individuals in home care and/or skilled nursing facilities. Aides in these settings need knowledge of current enteral nutrition care guidelines to meet these changing needs. This module provides aides with knowledge of current evidence based care for individuals receiving enteral nutrition. Aides will have the opportunity to learn about the gastrointestinal system and how it relates to different feeding tubes, nutritional formulas and supplies. In addition, current evidence based care techniques and observation skills necessary for providing effective care for individuals receiving enteral nutrition will be discussed. (Show Less) In the past, aides in home care and long-term care have had limited exposure to individuals receiving enteral nutrition, commonly referred to as tube feedings. However, this is changing rapidly with the increase in the level of care needed for individuals in home care and/or skilled nursing facilit... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.0 Course Code: NAIR Packages: Paraprofessional Healthcare Continuing Education
Safe and effective care for the client requires each Home Health Aide to have a base knowledge of the proper care and assistance for the client, common changes or conditions to observe for in the client, and the appropriate methods for effective communication. However to be effective in the role, the Home Health Aide needs to be able to put this knowledge into action. This course is designed to help you understand key elements in the decision making and communication process and apply those skills to a real-life care situation. The course consists of several mini?courses that provide a refresher or background information on the client conditions and situations seen in the simulation. The simulation provides a non-threatening learning environment that allows the participant to make real-life care decisions and learn the consequences of those decisions without any harm to an actual client. (Show Less) Safe and effective care for the client requires each Home Health Aide to have a base knowledge of the proper care and assistance for the client, common changes or conditions to observe for in the client, and the appropriate methods for effective communication. However to be effective in the role, t... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 3.0 Course Code: SIM_HH Packages: Professional Health
Learning to effectively communicate with the patient is an important aspect of your job as a home health aide or nursing assistant/nurse aide. To effectively communicate, you need to learn to "listen" to the person's non-verbal communication (facial expression, body stance, eye contact, etc.) as well as listening to the words, in order to better understand what the patient is telling you. This course is part of the Home Health Aide/Nursing Assistant Training library designed for agency or education institution use as an educational aid and resource in conjunction with hands-on instruction in a lab and or clinical setting supervised by a nurse educator. The agency or education institution is responsible for ensuring the learner has attained the knowledge and care skills, according to their state's requirements, before providing care to a client. (Show Less) Learning to effectively communicate with the patient is an important aspect of your job as a home health aide or nursing assistant/nurse aide. To effectively communicate, you need to learn to "listen" to the person's non-verbal communication (facial expression, body stance, eye contact, etc.) as wel... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 2.5 Course Code: HHHC Packages: Home Health
Learning to effectively communicate with the patient is an important aspect of your job as a personal care worker. To effectively communicate, you need to learn to 'listen' to the person's non-verbal communication (facial expression, body stance, eye contact, etc.) as well as listen to the words, in order to better understand what the patient is telling you. (Show Less) Learning to effectively communicate with the patient is an important aspect of your job as a personal care worker. To effectively communicate, you need to learn to 'listen' to the person's non-verbal communication (facial expression, body stance, eye contact, etc.) as well as listen to the words, in... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 2.5 Course Code: PCW_CE Packages: Personal Care Worker Health
This session is designed as an entry-level course for paraprofessionals to learn about the basic safety measures and maintaining a clean environment. This course will present information on safety measures, emergency situations, and good body mechanics. Additionally, several skills that are necessary to maintain a safe and clean environment are presented. This course is part of the Home Health Aide/Nursing Assistant Training library designed for agency or education institution use as an educational aid and resource in conjunction with hands-on instruction in a lab and or clinical setting supervised by a nurse educator. The agency or education institution is responsible for ensuring the learner has attained the knowledge and care skills, according to their state's requirements, before providing care to a client. (Show Less) This session is designed as an entry-level course for paraprofessionals to learn about the basic safety measures and maintaining a clean environment. This course will present information on safety measures, emergency situations, and good body mechanics. Additionally, several skills that are necessar... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 3.0 Course Code: HHSCB Packages: Home Health
Dementia is a global term used to describe a group of symptoms caused by changes in the brain. It affects a growing number of people each year. This course will provide an overview of dementia, it’s symptoms as well as common causes. Basic care techniques to address the challenges associated with dementia will also be discussed. (Show Less) Dementia is a global term used to describe a group of symptoms caused by changes in the brain. It affects a growing number of people each year. This course will provide an overview of dementia, it’s symptoms as well as common causes. Basic care techniques to address the challenges associated wit... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.0 Course Code: NADB Packages: Paraprofessional Healthcare Continuing Education
Challenging behavior is a term used to describe disruptive behaviors that may interfere with a person’s ability to participate in normal day-to-day activities. Challenging behaviors can also impact the caregiver’s ability to provide effective care for the individual. This course will assist the aide in recognizing behaviors frequently seen in individuals with dementia, the significance of these actions as well as common triggers or activing events. Communication and care methods to help decrease or avoid these behaviors will also be discussed. (Show Less) Challenging behavior is a term used to describe disruptive behaviors that may interfere with a person’s ability to participate in normal day-to-day activities. Challenging behaviors can also impact the caregiver’s ability to provide effective care for the individual. This course will assist ... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.5 Course Code: NACB Packages: Paraprofessional Healthcare Continuing Education
Delirium is an often missed or misdiagnosed acute syndrome which commonly affects older adults. Its fluctuating course and overlap with other mental status disturbances can make it hard to detect. Due to the impact on physical and cognitive functioning, delirium is often associated with higher mortality rates in older adults. Timely detection and implementation of appropriate, evidence-based treatment options can improve the older adult?s chances for survival and quality of life. (Show Less) Delirium is an often missed or misdiagnosed acute syndrome which commonly affects older adults. Its fluctuating course and overlap with other mental status disturbances can make it hard to detect. Due to the impact on physical and cognitive functioning, delirium is often associated with higher mor... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.0 Course Code: RNDD Packages: Professional Health
Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection which can reduce the number of declined reimbursements. This course provides an overview of the developmental, congenital and childhood diseases and disorders. (Show Less) Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection whi... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.0 Course Code: HD_CD Packages: Medical Coding
An estimated 23.6 million people in the United States have diabetes mellitus, a group of diseases characterized by hyperglycemia due to insufficient insulin action, insulin production or both. Individuals with diabetes, regardless of the type, face serious short-term and long-term complications. This course provides an overview of the different types of the disease as well as symptoms and treatments for each. Complications of the disease will also be discussed. (Show Less) An estimated 23.6 million people in the United States have diabetes mellitus, a group of diseases characterized by hyperglycemia due to insufficient insulin action, insulin production or both. Individuals with diabetes, regardless of the type, face serious short-term and long-term complications. T... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.5 Course Code: RNDO Packages: Professional Health
This lesson is designed for professionals supporting patients who have recently learned that they have a terminal illness. It is the physician's role to discuss a new diagnosis and the expected course of the disease (prognosis) with the patient. However, it is the role of the healthcare professional to reinforce, educate, support and empower the patient and the patient's family to understand and accept the illness. (Show Less) This lesson is designed for professionals supporting patients who have recently learned that they have a terminal illness. It is the physician's role to discuss a new diagnosis and the expected course of the disease (prognosis) with the patient. However, it is the role of the healthcare professional... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 2.5 Course Code: HOSP_PC Packages: Hospice
Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection which can reduce the number of declined reimbursements. This course provides an overview of diseases and conditions of the circulatory system including cardiovascular and blood disorders. (Show Less) Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection whi... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.0 Course Code: HD_CS Packages: Medical Coding
Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection which can reduce the number of declined reimbursements. This course provides an overview of diseases and conditions of the digestive system including those impacting nutrient intake and absorption. (Show Less) Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection whi... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.0 Course Code: HD_DS Packages: Medical Coding
Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection which can reduce the number of declined reimbursements. This course provides an overview of diseases and conditions of the endocrine system including diseases of the various glands in the body. (Show Less) Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection whi... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.0 Course Code: HD_ES Packages: Medical Coding
Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection which can reduce the number of declined reimbursements. This course provides an overview of diseases and conditions of the eyes and ears. (Show Less) Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection whi... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.0 Course Code: HD_EE Packages: Medical Coding
Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection which can reduce the number of declined reimbursements. This course provides an overview of diseases and conditions of the integumentary system. (Show Less) Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection whi... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.0 Course Code: HD_DC Packages: Medical Coding
Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection which can reduce the number of declined reimbursements. This course provides an overview of diseases and conditions of the musculoskeletal system. (Show Less) Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection whi... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.0 Course Code: HD_MS Packages: Medical Coding
Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection which can reduce the number of declined reimbursements. This course provides an overview of diseases and conditions of the reproductive system for both male and female including pregnancy related conditions and diseases of the breast. (Show Less) Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection whi... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.0 Course Code: HD_RP Packages: Medical Coding

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