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

  • Maintaining a Clean & Healthy Environment (Infection Control)
  • 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

Caregiver Self-Care

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

Home Management

  • Light Housekeeping Techniques

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

 

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