CareAcademy Core: 60 State-Approved Classes

Introduction to Caregiving

  • What Does It Mean To Be A Professional Caregiver?
  • Clients’ Rights, HIPAA & Elder Abuse Prevention
  • Observation, Reporting & Documentation: Part 1
  • Observation, Reporting & Documentation: Part 2
  • Observation, Reporting & Documentation: Part 3
  • Vital Signs: Part 1
  • Vital Signs: Part 2

Emergency & Safety

  • Emergency Procedures
  • Safety Precautions & Falls Prevention: Part 1
  • Safety Precautions & Falls Prevention: Part 2

Assisting with Daily Living

  • Assisting with Personal Care Through ADLs
  • Assisting with Bathing
  • Assisting with Elimination Needs
  • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

Assisting with Living Independently

  • Assisting with Independent Living Through IADLs
  • Overview of Transfers & Mobility Equipment
  • Assisting with Range of Motion Exercises
  • Assisting with Activities & Recreational Therapy at Home

Alzheimer’s & Other Dementias

  • Introduction to Dementia Care
  • Communicating with a Person with Dementia
  • End of Life Dementia Care
  • Managing Agitation & Aggression in Dementia
  • Safety in Dementia
  • Parkinson’s Disease Dementia
  • The Science of Dementia

  • Person-Centered Care for Older Adults Living with Dementia

  • Clients’ Rights and Abuse Prevention for Older Adults Living with Dementia

  • Assisting Older Adults Living with Dementia with ADLs

  • Assisting an Older Adult Living with Dementia with Bathing

  • Assisting Older Adults Living with Dementia with Grooming

  • Assisting Older Adults Living with Dementia with Dressing

  • Assisting Older Adults Living with Dementia with Oral Hygiene

  • Assisting an Older Adult Living with Dementia with Toileting

  • Assisting an Older Adult Living with Dementia with Eating

Caregiver Self-Care

  • Coping Skills for Caregivers
  • Improving Caregiver Empathy
  • Managing Job-Related Stress

 

     

      Communication & Professionalism

      • Professionalism: Communication, Problem Solving & Cultural Competency
      • Communicating with Older Adults
      • Time Management & Organization Skills
      • Hiring & Communicating with Caregivers
      • Sexual Harassment Prevention
      • Working with an Aging Population

      Nutrition and Meal Preparation

      • Overview of Nutrition & Food Preparation
      • Modifying Diets to Assist with Difficulty Chewing

      Mental Health

      • Overview of Depression Care
      • Overview of Anxiety Care
      • Overview of Mental Illness Care

      Managing Specific Health Conditions

      • Overview of Cancer Care
      • Overview of Heart Disease Care
      • Overview of Parkinson’s Disease Care
      • Overview of Diabetes Mellitus Care
      • Overview of End of Life Care
      • Overview of Care After Hospital Discharge
      • Overview of Care After a Stroke
      • Overview of Intellectual Disability Care
      • Gastrointestinal Issues: Heartburn, Constipation & Diarrhea
      • Obesity & Weight Management
      • Overview of Arthritis Care
      • Advanced Heart Disease Care
      • Overview of HIV/AIDS
      • Non-Drug Pain Management
      • Assisting with Medication Self-Administration: Part 1
      • Assisting with Medication Self-Administration: Part 2
      • Managing Breathing Difficulties
      • Overview of Skin Care & Wound Prevention
      • Managing Respiratory Diseases
      • Overview of Body Systems
      • Medication Administration Basics

       Infection Control

      • Maintaining a Clean & Healthy Environment (Infection Control)
      • Personal Protective Equipment for Home Care
      • Overview of COVID-19

      Home Management

      • Light Housekeeping Techniques

         

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