CEUs for Assisted Living Administrators
|All courses are NAB/NCERS approved. The cost is $17 per CEU.
For more information visit Long Term Care Education's home page (www.ltce.com).
|NCERS Approved This program is approved by the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards. For additional information, contact NAB at 1444 I St., NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005-2210, (202)712-9040, or www.nabweb.org.|
Certificate in Assisted Living Facility Management ($385)
Do you live in TEXAS? This is not the course for you. You will need to use our CALM Certification course.
Part of our certificate + CEUs program, this course is designed for Assisted Living Facility Managers who wish to boost their resume and refresh their management skills. You will receive CEUs for each course listed plus a framable certificate to hang on your wall!
Many states have minimal requirements for being an Assisted Living Facility Managers, yet the administrators are required to abide by many rules and regulations. This course is designed to give you training in all aspects of being an Assisted Living Facility Manager, from budgeting to infection control.
This course is based up on Eric Topol's book The Patient Will See You Now. NOTE: You are responsible for obtaining a copy of the text.
New technologies are truly transforming the roles of the physician and the patient. Power and control is shifting from the physicians control into the patient’s hands. In the future the doctors’ roles will be that of more and more highly skilled interpreters of massive data available to both the doctor and the patient.
What Dr. Topol does not directly address is that most of these new technologies will also dramatically empower the trained nurse. The nurse will be the new intermediaries in health care assisting both the physician and the patient as doctor and patient interact. Using the new technologies nurses in the nursing home and hospital settings will become ever more skilled and sophisticated interpreters of health care data and patient needs. As you read Dr. Topol’s book think about the ever more valuable role the nurse can contribute to future health care.
Development of an Infection Control Program for Nursing Facilities
This course covers four topics of importance to the long term care facility administrator:
• Controlling flu
• Controlling coughs
• Hand hygiene
• Overuse of antibiotics
Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) is of special concern in today’s long term care facility setting because most residents were exposed to TB in their early life. Some residents will have latent TB within their systems which may activate at any time due to a weakening immune system.
Provides an overview of the assisted living industry. Defines the assisted living philosophy of service. Exploration of types of assisted living facilities. Exploration of the broader context of senior living facilities. Profiles the
NOTE: You are responsible for obtaining a copy of the text.
Dr. Weil’s book, Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Guide to Your Well-Being is a major compilation of current information on research and thinking about well-being of persons as we age.
This is, in essence, an outstanding book on gerontology, an examination of many aspects of healthy aging.
This reading contains valuable information for:
Your own personal successful aging in the high pressure role of long term care administrator
Good information about ways to care for your staff’s health via helping them benefit from healthy aging habitsSome really good suggestions for examining the extent to which your residents are experiencing a healthy aging life style in your facility.