RCFE and ARF Administrator Continuing Education Course
This live, interactive training session will provide 10 hours of DSS -approved continuing education credit for RCFE and ARF Administrators. Our experienced instructors will make this day of education fun, informative, and motivating.
Topic C: Staffing, Record Keeping, & Documentation (Day 1)
Staffing: Managing Your Most Valuable Asset
Your staff are the single most important part of a successful residential care community. During this course we will discuss all aspects of successfully managing staff; from initial recruiting, to retention, disciplinary actions, and training requirements. We will also explore how staff can impact your bottom line and identify ways to save your organization money.
Record Keeping and Documentation: How to Protect Yourself and Your Residents
Record keeping and documentation are a necessary part of your residential care community operations. During this course we will explore the ins handouts of effective documentation, including both CCL requirements and industry best practices. Participants will learn how to protect their community from lawsuits, and how record keeping can impact their bottom line.
Topic D: Dementia Care (Day 2)
Dementia Care Update
This course will provide an update on important dementia care and treatment issues for residential care providers. An overview of dementia will be provided, including types, symptoms, and causes of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. We will also examine the important issue of co-morbidities with an emphasis on prevention. The course will conclude by evaluating the treatment horizon for Alzheimer’s disease.
Dementia Care: Avoiding Overuse of Medications
Older adults, particularly those with dementia, are especially sensitive to side effects and other adverse reactions associated with commonly prescribed medications. This course will focus specifically on avoiding overuse of medications in caring for residents with dementia. We will discuss the risks association with psychotropic medications as well as alternative care strategies for common behavioral challenges.
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Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - Thursday, November 3, 2016 8:00 AM - 6:30 PMPacific Time
Hilton Palm Springs400 East Tahquitz Canyon WayPalm Springs, California 92262USA(760) 320-6868
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