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Continuing Education

Maintain your HCA certification while exploring exciting and up-to-date caregiving topics!

 

The more you know, the better you’ll be at supporting clients and changing their lives for the better. 

 

All of our Continuing Education courses are approved by the WA DSHS. They are 100% online. Some of them are in the form of virtual classes, while others are self-paced online training courses.

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Develop skills needed for supporting your clients living with Diabetes.

Course Credit: 8-hrs of Diabetes level 1 Specialty Training, Population Specific Training, and Continuing Education credit.

Duration: approx. 8 hours

Delivery Method: Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) + Virtually Proctored Final Exam

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Discover techniques of supporting your clients living with Traumatic Brain Injury.

Course Credit: 8-hrs of TBI level 1 Specialty Training, Population Specific Training, and Continuing Education credit.

Duration: approx. 8 hours

Delivery Method: Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) + Virtually Proctored Final Exam

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Prevent client falls and respond appropriately when they happen.

This course is WA DSHS approved for 1 continuing education credit.

Course Credit: 1-hr of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 1 hour

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Discover techniques for supporting clients who live with chronic pain. This course is WA DSHS approved for 2 continuing education credits.

Course Credit: 2-hrs of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 2 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Develop effective communication skills for working with long-term clients. This course is WA DSHS approved for 2 continuing education credits.

Course Credit: 2-hrs of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 2 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Learn how to identify and support clients living with depression.

This course is WA DSHS approved for 2 Continuing Education credits.

Course Credit: 2-hrs of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 2 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Identify the basics of good nutrition and the benefits of meal planning. This course is WA DSHS approved for 3 continuing education credits.

Course Credit: 3-hrs of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 3 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Did you know that different types of dementia exist? Learn about 11 different types in this overview of dementia. This course is WA DSHS approved for 3 continuing education credits.

Course Credit: 3-hrs of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 3 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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What is a stroke, its causes, and how does it affect the brain? Get answers to this question, as well as helpful tips for supporting clients with left-brain and right-brain injuries.

Course Credit: 3-hrs of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 3 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Discover the importance of self-care for healthcare professionals. This course is WA DSHS approved for 2 continuing education credits.

Course Credit: 2-hrs of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 2 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Explore the caregiver's role in self-directed care for the IP, nurse delegation, administering and assisting medication, and supporting medication for clients living with dementia. (NOTE: This is NOT the Nurse Delegation Certification course)

Course Credit: 5-hrs of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 5 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Gain a basic understanding of the science behind sleep, the health benefits of sleep, and senior sleep patterns. This course is WA DSHS approved for 1 continuing education credits.

Course Credit: 1-hr of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 1 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Strategies for caregivers supporting people living with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). This course is WA DSHS approved for 5 continuing education credits.

Course Credit: 5-hrs of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 5 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Strategies for caregivers supporting older clients living with substance abuse and addiction. This course is WA DSHS approved for 2 continuing education credits.

Course Credit: 2-hrs of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 2 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Establish skills for providing outstanding customer service as a healthcare professional. This course is WA DSHS approved for 1 continuing education credit.

Course Credit: 1-hr of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 1 hour

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Become an effective and supportive member of a team in a professional healthcare setting. This course is WA DSHS approved for 1 continuing education credit.

Course Credit: 1-hr of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 1 hour

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Get best practices for caring for a dying client in residential care settings (adult family homes, assisted living facilities, residential care facilities, and private homes). 

Course Credit: 4-hrs of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 4 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Explore common alternative therapies to western medicine. Please use common sense and discuss alternate options with trusted providers before using them for yourself and NEVER use them with clients without approval from your employer and client.

Course Credit: 12-hrs of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 12 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Explore naturopathy, its history, and the use of essential oils in part 1 of the 4-part series to Alternative Therapies. This course is WA DSHS approved for 3 continuing education credits.

Course Credit: 3-hrs of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 3 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Explore fire cider remedy, biological benefits of massage, massage myths debunked, and what to expect at your first massage in part 2 of the 4-part series to Alternative Therapies. This course is WA DSHS approved for 3 continuing education credits.

Course Credit: 3-hrs of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 3 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Discover meditation as a medicine, meditation myths debunked, chiropractic wellness, and the practice of Ayurveda in part 3 of the 4-part series to Alternative Therapies. This course is WA DSHS approved for 3 continuing education credits.

Course Credit: 3-hrs of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 3 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Explore Chinese medicine, acupuncture treatment, reflexology, and reiki treatment in part 4 of the 4-part series to Alternative Therapies. This course is WA DSHS approved for 3 continuing education credits.

Course Credit: 3-hrs of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 3 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN), and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Learn how to support clients with the process of the elimination of waste products from the human body.  This course is WA DSHS approved for 2 continuing education credits.

Course Credit: 2-hrs of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 2 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Explore ways of supporting clients and their families through grief, loss, and the dying process. This course is WA DSHS approved for 1.5 continuing education credits.

Course Credit: 1.5-hrs of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 1.5 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Explore the importance of self-care for the caregiver. This course is WA DSHS approved for 1.5 continuing education credits.

Course Credit: 1.5-hrs of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 1.5 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN), and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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Explore rights for clients living in residential care settings and the client's own private home. This course is WA DSHS approved for 2 continuing education credits.

Course Credit: 2-hrs of Continuing Education credit

Duration: approx. 2 hours

Delivery Method: On-Demand (Self-Paced) eLearning

Intended Audience: Long-term care workers (LTCW), home care aides (HCA), nursing assistants (NAR/NAC), registered nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites: none

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