Training

Specific Topic Subjects: Enhancing Skills

Presentation will coordinate the languages of RAI/MDS, the ACT, Resident’s Bill of Rights and clinical assessments into progress notes.

  • Care planning now – the value of a care plan, the importance of updating the care plan and the impact of changes on point of care/resident flow sheets
  • Documentation that supports the language of the ACT
  • “No Go” zones – avoiding documentation that infers blame/negligence
  • Positive language choices for documentation that reflect choices
  • Using “inter-disciplinary thought” as part of the assessment process
  • Case reviews used as care planning and documentation examples

Target:
Registered Staff, Managers

Schedule:
3 hour, Full Day

Extras:
Handouts, Posters

Note: Consider booking a full day of training that provides a 3 hour workshop specific to the roles/responsibilities of your Registered Staff in the morning, and then 3 workshops of 1 hour each in the afternoon for your Front Line Staff.

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Prepares staff to recognize and understand physiological presentations of acute illness, then intervene appropriately.

  • Utilize interviewing skills to elicit a comprehensive, concise history
  • Utilize a holistic approach
  • Develop a systematic approach to assess neurological, respiratory, cardiac and gastrointestinal systems
  • Describe and document both normal and abnormal findings
  • Adapt assessment process to meet the specific needs of the dementia client
  • Hands-on assessment practice included

Target:
Front-Line Staff, Registered Staff

Schedule:
3 hour (repeated multiple times throughout the day), Full Day

Extras:
Handouts, Posters, Info Binders available for fee

Note: Attendance limit: 25 participants. Option: Request 3 hour workshop specific to Front Line Staff in the morning and then a 3 hour workshop specific to Registered Staff in the afternoon.

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Supporting excellence in care and services despite ongoing changes within the workplace and healthcare.

  • Introduction to Coaching process and language
  • Understanding staff’s perceived barriers to change
  • Knowing how to anticipate, negotiate and motivate staff
  • Measuring coaching and team efforts to resident outcomes
  • Maintaining quality relationships through change
  • Encouraging creative thinking towards excellence in senior’s care

Target:
Registered Staff, Managers

Schedule:
3 hour

Extras:
Handouts, Posters
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Introduction for unlicensed professionals who require tutorial support in medication administration, or a refresher for licensed professionals.

  • Medical terminology and abbreviations
  • Classes of medications, including controlled substances, i.e. narcotics
  • MARS – Medication Administration Records
  • Preparing, administering and documenting oral medications
  • Refusal, storage and disposal of medications
  • Medication errors and reporting
  • Non-oral routes – special procedures

Target:
Front-Line Staff, Registered Staff

Schedule:
Full Day, Multi-Day

Extras:
Handouts, Posters

Note: For those with prior training in medication administration, this course may be provided as a single day refresher. However for the new participant, the workshops should be presented over two days to allow for several hours of onsite practicum at the conclusion of each day.

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Assisting RNs and RPNs who are challenged to get enough time out of the day to achieve the expected role outcomes.

  • Identify and review priorities measured to risk outcome
  • Employ critical thinking skills on the fly – re-prioritize
  • Lead others to use YOUR time well
  • Organize and delegate defined by positional skiil and authority
  • Make the cut – know when you’ve lost the team
  • Move past crisis to creative thinking
  • Practical worksheets to encourage theory and practise

Target:
Registered Staff, Managers

Schedule:
3 hour (repeated multiple times throughout the day), Full Day

Extras:
Handouts, Posters

Note: Consider booking a full day of training that provides a 3 hour workshop specific to the roles/responsibilities of your Registered Staff in the morning, and then 3 workshops of 1 hour each in the afternoon for your Front Line Staff.

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