Administrators have options for 20 hours = 2 days, 10 hours = 1 day or individual topics.
Instructor(s) will discuss various topics over a 2-day period, 10 hours each day. During these ARF & RCFE DSS approved CEUs, administrators will learn different subjects that will be helpful for their businesses and personal growth while caring for their residents. You do not need to purchase Microsoft Teams to log into the class.
Live Streaming – Microsoft Teams: Friday, August 25, 2023
8:00am–12:00 pm (4 hours)
Understanding Physical Needs Delivery of Residents
RCFE# 433-0406-35720 ARF# 433-0406-35719
Subject Code: 06 – Physical Needs
During this ARF & RCFE CEU, the instructor will discuss the importance of understanding residents’ physical needs during the aging process and how to meet them in the following areas:
12:30-3:30pm (3 hours)
Nutrition & Food Services Regulations
RCFE# 433-0301-35726 ARF# 433-0301-35725
Subject Code: 01-Laws and Regulations
This ARF & RCFE CEU reviews regulations sections 87555 & 85076, 80076 and the necessary information to assist administrators in providing nutritional meals for their residents and clients. In this discussion, instructor(s) will teach care providers methods to create a positive dining experience, while keeping regulations in mind. Also, a discussion on guidelines to providing nutritional food to combat unintentional weight loss and malnutrition and what to verify when preparing for food service.
3:30 pm–6:30 pm (3-hours)
Dealing with Burnout
RCFE# 433-0304-35716 ARF# 433-0304-35715
Subject Code: 04-Psychosocial Needs
We all have coping mechanisms to deal with “overworking”- but many behaviors are not sustainable over a long period of time. This ARF & RCFE CEU course will assist professional caregivers in recognizing burnout and how to deal with it for longevity of their careers in long-term care. This ARF & RCFE CEU course is designed to meet the requirements toward the CEU recertification for continuing education courses.
Live Streaming – Microsoft Teams: Saturday, August 26, 2023
8:00am-12:00pm (4 hours)
Parkinson’s Disease: Implications for Empathic Care
Course Approvals: RCFE# 433-0404-34387 ARF# 433-0404-34386
Subject Code: RCFE 11-Alzheimer/Dementia ARF 06-Physical Needs
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a type of movement disorder. It happens when nerve cells in the brain do not produce enough of a brain chemical called dopamine. Sometimes it is genetic, but most cases do not seem to run in families. Exposure to chemicals in the environment might play a role. ARF & RCFE care providers caring for someone with PD can run into some challenges, especially as the disease progresses. This CEU will assist ARF & RCFE administrators in navigating care via an in-depth understanding of the disease.
12:30pm-3:30pm (3 hours)
The Spiritual Root to Caregiving
RCFE# 433-0304-33887 ARF# 433-0304-33886
Subject Code: 04 – Psych/social needs
A Caregiver is someone who attends to the physical needs of people and many times without realizing it, the spiritual needs. In long-term care settings, we know how a life crisis can make people feel confusion, denial, and despair. Residents feel like there is no meaning and can be overwhelmed with feelings of regret and remorse. This ARF & RCFE CEU, we will discuss taking spirituality into consideration as caregivers, to help residents with these emotions, find forgiveness and acceptance. Disclaimer: This course has biblical content.
3:30pm-6:30pm (3 hours)
Conflict Resolution in the Care Setting
RCFE# 433-0303-34845 ARF#433-0303-34844
Subject Code: 03 Management, Supervision & Training of Staff
Conflict is a normal part of any healthy relationship. After all, two people can’t be expected to agree on everything, all the time. The key is not to fear or try to avoid conflict in the workplace but to learn how to resolve it in a healthy way. During this ARF & RCFE CEU course, the instructor(s) will review the various aspects of conflict resolution and conduct group exercises to learn skills that can help ARF & RCFE CEU administrators and other caregiver team members resolve differences to build stronger and more rewarding workplace relationships.