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This is a 6 week interactive learning opportunity designed to teach you to care for individuals in their home and/or healthcare setting. Courses are led by nurses with geriatric, long-term care, home health/hospice and other healthcare experiences. Upon completion of the course enrollees are eligible to test for the Oklahoma State Nurse Aide Competency examination. After passing this state exam, students will recieve both certifications as a Long-Term Care Aide (LTCA/CNA) and Home Health Aide (HHA).
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
OHAI Central CHA
1122 NE 13th St. Suite 186
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
Open to Public
OHAI’s workshop will provide skills training to your senior in need. Our licensed medical team instructs programs focusing on care. The workshops aid in making activities of daily life easier. Examples include bathing, dressing, fall prevention, dementia needs, varying legal matters, and addressing caregiver stress. The fee for this class is $25.00 and there is an optional workbook available to purchase. Class meets May 4, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. To register, please call 580-699-3976 or (844) 692-6188. There is a minimum of 4 attendees per class.
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
3811 W. Gore Blvd., Suite 1
Lawton, OK 73505
NSU/OHAI Home Health Aide certification course allows those currently certified as a nurse aide to learn about assisting patients with completing important personal care needs within the home. Training includes written documentation of patient care, patient's current condition, and signs and symptoms to report to a supervising health care professional. NSU/OHAI HHA program arms you with problem solving approaches in caring for patients in their home or their home setting. A review of current guidelines and regulations with the help of our community partners in Home Health, Hospice and Companion Care agencies ensures the most current and up to date practices of the Home Health Aide. Interviews with facility site must be conducted prior to enrollment in this class. Classes will be May 7 & 8, 2018 from 8:00a.m. – 4:30p.m. Registration Deadline is May 2, 2018. There is a minimum of 4 attendees per class.
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
The Alzheimer's/Dementia workshop provides an overview of information on dementia and caregiving for anyone providing assistance for an adult with dementia. Instructors will explain the types of dementia as well as communication techniques and ways to continue independence and self-esteem for the person with dementia. During the workshop, time is allotted for lecture, hands-on demonstrations, and questions. The fee for the class is $25.00 per person in advance through the online marketplace or $35.00 per person at the door. Registration is required to attend. If you choose not to pre-register, you can sign up by calling our office at 580-699-3976 or 844-692-6188. There is a minimum of 4 attendees per class.
Students in this training program will learn about:
Diagnosis, Prognosis, Treatment, Communication, Feelings, Depression, Repetitive Behaviors, Paranoia, Hallucinations, Wandering, Hoarding, Aggressive Behaviors, Catastrophic Reactions, Intimacy & Sexuality, Personal Care, Pain, Nutrition, Activities, Environment, Staff & Family Support, Diversity, Cultural Competence, Spiritual Care and End of Life Care.
This seminar is required for those interested in obtaining the CDP certification that is offered by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP). It is open to all health care professionals, frontline staff, and first responders who qualify for CDP certification or professionals interested in learning comprehensive dementia education. CEU’s will be offered.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
College of Allied Health
1200 North Stonewall Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
This work is supported by a grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.
Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
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