Long Term Care

Limiting Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens in Long Term Care

OVERVIEW: As caregivers, our job can be complicated. In addition to the support and care we provide for residents, we must also protect them from the dangers of acquired illness caused by blood-borne [...]

Released in 2016
$189.00
 
LPN Onsite Scope of Practice Series for LPNs: Program 1: The Path to Optimizing Care and Outcomes

OVERVIEW: This is the first of a four-part scope of practice learning series for licensed practical nurses (LPNs) working in long term and post-acute care facilities. This program uses peer-to-peer [...]

Released in 2016Series Contains 3 Items
$295.00
 
LPN Onsite Scope of Practice Series for LPNs: Program 3: LPNs, Data Collection and the Assessment Process

OVERVIEW: This is the third of a four-part scope of practice learning series for licensed practical nurses (LPNs) working in long term and post-acute care facilities. LPNs play a vital role in the [...]

Released in 2016Series Contains 3 Items
$295.00
 
LPN Onsite Scope of Practice Series for LPNs: Program 4: The Power of Observation, Critical Thinking, and Proof of Performance

OVERVIEW: This is the final program in the four-part scope of practice learning series for licensed practical nurses (LPNs) working in long term and post-acute care facilities.  Observation [...]

Released in 2016Series Contains 3 Items
$295.00
 
LPN Onsite Scope of Practices Series for LPNs: Program 2: A Question of Scope

OVERVIEW: This is the second of a four-part scope of practice learning series for licensed practical nurses (LPNs) working in long term and post-acute care facilities. LPNs are vital to optimizing [...]

Released in 2016Series Contains 3 Items
$295.00
 
Resident Care: Protecting Privacy and Confidentiality

OVERVIEW: As caregivers, our job can be complicated. in addition to the support and care we provide for residents, we are also their advocates. We protect their privacy and help ensure that personal, [...]

Released in 2016
$189.00
 
Residents' Rights for Staff in Long-Term Care

OVERVIEW: Working in long-term care is different from almost any other place of employment. First, we care for residents who call our workplace their home. Because of that we must support them as health [...]

Released in 2016
$189.00
 
When Someone You Love Can't Live at Home

Program Overview: The experience of finding the right long term care setting can be emotional, overwhelming, and full of questions: There are so many options, which is right? How will this be paid for? [...]

Released in 2016
$149.00
 
Fall Prevention in Long Term Care Part 1: Risk Assessment

OVERVIEW: Falls among older residents and other at-risk residents are very common. This program will cover the importance of making a risk assessment for each person in your care, and a risk assessment [...]

Released in 2015Series Contains 3 Items
$199.00
 
Fall Prevention in Long Term Care Part 2: Preventive Strategies and Products

OVERVIEW: Falls are associated with increased morbidity and mortality, especially for those over 65. This program provides nurses and other healthcare providers with information about the wide variety [...]

Released in 2015Series Contains 3 Items
$199.00
 
Fall Prevention in Long Term Care Part 3: A Comprehensive Fall Prevention Program

OVERVIEW: This is the third program in the Fall Prevention seriesupdated with a new look and feelthat can help you and your institution meet the Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals [...]

Released in 2015Series Contains 3 Items
$199.00
 
Fall Prevention in Long Term Care Series

OVERVIEW: Falls among older residents and other at-risk residents are very common. This program will cover the importance of making a risk assessment for each person in your care, and a risk assessment [...]

Released in 2015Series Contains 3 Items
$597.00
 
Infection Control in Long Term Care Series

SERIES OVERVIEW:Controlling and preventing the spread of infection has always been a goal in any healthcare setting. But in recent decades challenges presented by dangerous bloodborne pathogens like [...]

Released in 2014Series Contains 5 Items
$745.00
 
Infection Control in Long Term Care Series: Multidrug-resistant Organisms

OVERVIEW:Multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) are primarily the result of unnecessary and excessive antibiotic use, and are associated with increased patient and resident morbidity and mortality, [...]

Released in 2014Series Contains 5 Items
$149.00
 
Infection Control in Long Term Care: An Introduction

OVERVIEW:Faced with dangerous bloodborne pathogens like HIV and hepatitis B and C, and a rise in the number of multidrug-resistant organisms, preventing the spread of infections has never been more important [...]

Released in 2014Series Contains 5 Items
$149.00
 
Infection Control in Long Term Care: Precautions

OVERVIEW: Precautions have been developed by OSHA and the CDC to help prevent and control the spread of infectious diseases. It is essential that all healthcare professionals working in long term [...]

Released in 2014Series Contains 5 Items
$149.00
 
Infection Control in Long Term Care: Regulatory and Administrative Measures

OVERVIEW:Reducing the number of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) is a complex issue and a number of government agencies and healthcare organizations have developed guidelines and standards to [...]

Released in 2014Series Contains 5 Items
$149.00
 
Infection Control in Long Term Care: Safe Work Practices

OVERVIEW:Safe practices have been developed by OSHA, the CDC, and NIOSH to help prevent and control the spread of infectious diseases. It is essential that all healthcare professionals working in long [...]

Released in 2014Series Contains 5 Items
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Bedmaking

OVERVIEW:Making a bed is a simple, but important part of providing effective resident care. Not only does it feel good, but it helps to avoid problems such as pressure ulcers and the spread of infection [...]

Released in 2014Series Contains 17 Items
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Caring for Residents with Dignity and Respect

OVERVIEW: Frontline caregivers play an essential role in providing comfort and care to frail, elderly residents. Being treated with dignity and respect is a basic right of all residents. It is a right [...]

Released in 2014
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Communication with Residents and their Families

OVERVIEW: For newly admitted residents, adjusting to life in a nursing home is often difficult. Communicating in a warm and friendly manner can help ease a residents sense of isolation. The foundation [...]

Released in 2014
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Dementia Care, Part 1

OVERVIEW: Dementia is a brain disorder resulting in memory loss and a decline in thinking abilities. Its a condition that is known to grow worse with time and is associated with changes in behavior [...]

Released in 2014Series Contains 2 Items
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Dementia Care, Part 2

OVERVIEW: Dementia is a brain disorder involving the loss of memory and thinking abilities as well as physical functioning. As victims decline mentally, their ability to perform activities of daily [...]

Released in 2014Series Contains 2 Items
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Dementia Care, Part 3

OVERVIEW: Understanding what triggers a certain behavior will put you in a better position to address the problem in a positive way. In some cases it may even allow you to prevent it from occurring. [...]

Released in 2014Series Contains 2 Items
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Documentation

OVERVIEW: Documentation serves as a legal record of the care received by a resident. As a result, it can be used in a court of law to prove if a resident received appropriate care that is in accordance [...]

Released in 2014
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Fall Prevention

OVERVIEW: Falls are among the leading causes of nursing home survey deficiencies, fines, and lawsuits. For a frail, elderly resident, a fall may result in bone fractures such as a broken hip or head [...]

Released in 2014
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Incontinence Care

OVERVIEW: Incontinence among residents is often the result of illness and some of the disabilities that can occur as an individual ages. Residents ability to control bowel and bladder function ranges [...]

Released in 2014
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Measuring Vital Signs

OVERVIEW:Vital signs are measurements of essential bodily functions that indicate the general health of the body. Measurements of temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure and pain are routine [...]

Released in 2014Series Contains 17 Items
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Nutrition and Hydration

OVERVIEW: A caregivers assistance and encouragement play an important role in helping residents receive adequate food and fluid intake. Federal regulations require that nursing homes provide appropriate [...]

Released in 2014
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Pain Management

OVERVIEW: Pain can lead to depression, loss of appetite or a decline in the ability to perform activities of daily living. In some cases, pain may even place a resident at a higher risk for injuries, [...]

Released in 2014
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Pressure Ulcer Prevention

OVERVIEW: Pressure ulcers are among the most commonly cited survey deficiencies and are also one of the leading causes of nursing home litigation. In some states, jury awards against facilities that [...]

Released in 2014
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Range of Motion Exercises

OVERVIEW:Maintaining the full range of joint motion for individuals immobilized for prolonged periods of time is an essential part of the recovery process and improving overall health. This requires [...]

Released in 2014Series Contains 17 Items
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Recognizing Abnormal Signs and Symptoms

OVERVIEW:Residents depend on the nursing assistants ability to recognize changes in behavior, appearance and abilities, and to report significant observations promptly and accurately. Observing for [...]

Released in 2014Series Contains 17 Items
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Recognizing and Reporting Changes in a Resident's Physical Condition

OVERVIEW: Recognizing and reporting changes in a residents physical condition, such as loss of appetite or skin breakdown, is the key to preventing a potential problem from becoming worse. Because [...]

Released in 2014
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Recognizing Reporting Changes in a Resident's Mental Condition

OVERVIEW: Being alert to mental changes and reporting them is an important part of a frontline caregivers responsibilities. Mental changes may signal an immediate threat to a residents health or [...]

Released in 2014
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Resident's Rights

OVERVIEW: When a nursing home admits a resident, the facility and its staff become responsible for the persons safety and well-being. The facility is required by law to protect a residents rights and [...]

Released in 2014
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Safe Transfer

OBJECTIVES: Understanding how to transfer a resident safely can reduce the risk of falls and other accidents. In some cases, a mechanical lift should be used for the safe transfer of residents who [...]

Released in 2014
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Serving a Meal

OVERVIEW:Eating nutritious meals is an important and basic necessity for maintaining physical and emotional health. Some residents cannot feed themselves due to weakness, paralysis and other physical [...]

Released in 2014Series Contains 17 Items
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Techniques in Bathing: The Bed Bath

OVERVIEW:Because of its many benefits, providing a bed bath is an important skill nursing assistants need to master to provide competent care to residents. Bed baths are given to individuals who cannot [...]

Released in 2014Series Contains 17 Items
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Techniques in Bathing: Tub Bath, Shower, Shampoo and Perineal Care

OVERVIEW:For residents who can be transported, providing a tub bath or shower, along with shampooing and perineal care are important skills nursing assistants need to master. Routine bathing is essential [...]

Released in 2014Series Contains 17 Items
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Understanding Abuse and Neglect

OVERVIEW: Frail health and mental impairments can leave a nursing home resident powerless against abusive behavior and neglect. Situations in which residents are physically or emotionally mistreated [...]

Released in 2014
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Understanding and Caring for Residents with Depression

OVERVIEW: Research shows that depression among nursing homes residents is under-recognized and under-treated. According to the American Psychiatric Association, depression is a serious medical illness [...]

Released in 2014
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Understanding Skin Breakdown

OVERVIEW: For a frail, elderly nursing home resident, skin breakdown may lead to illness and depression. If a pressure ulcer develops, it places the resident at a higher risk for infections, and in [...]

Released in 2014
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Wandering and Elopement

OVERVIEW: Wandering is a behavior commonly found among nursing home residents with dementia. Wandering is often a sign that a resident needs help. Open communication is a first step to finding an [...]

Released in 2014
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant Series

Learn more about this 17-program Nursing Assistant Series by scrolling through the list of titles included in this series below!

Released in 2013-2014Series Contains 17 Items
$2,682.00
 
Preventing Bloodborne Infections in Long Term Care Series

SERIES OVERVIEW: In the 1980s, the worldwide AIDS epidemic focused new attention on infection control procedures, particularly as they relate to bloodborne pathogens such as the virus that causes [...]

Released in 2013Series Contains 3 Items
$357.00
 
Preventing Bloodborne Infections in Long Term Care: Bloodborne Viruses

OVERVIEW: Infection control practices in healthcare have changed radically since the advent of HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C in the 1980s. While the hazards remain, changes in care practices and protective [...]

Released in 2013Series Contains 3 Items
$119.00
 
Preventing Bloodborne Infections in Long Term Care: Engineering Controls and Work Practice Controls

OVERVIEW: After intense study by both the CDC and OSHA, new recommendations and mandates were made that brought about many changes in healthcare practice to help prevent the spread of bloodborne infections. [...]

Released in 2013Series Contains 3 Items
$119.00
 
Preventing Bloodborne Infections in Long Term Care: Preventing Transmission, Protecting Yourself

OVERVIEW: One effect of the AIDS epidemic was an intensified scrutiny of infection control practices throughout American and world healthcare, particularly practices relating to the transmission of [...]

Released in 2013Series Contains 3 Items
$119.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Essential Elimination Skills

OVERVIEW:Specimen collection, measuring urinary output and assisting with elimination are all important skills a nursing assistant needs to develop to provide effective care. Not only do they assist [...]

Released in 2013Series Contains 17 Items
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Infection Control Skills

OVERVIEW:Because they are in direct and constant contact with those they care for, techniques for infection control are critical skills for nursing assistants to master. Learning and practicing effective [...]

Released in 2013Series Contains 17 Items
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Measuring Weight and Height

OVERVIEW:A person's height and weight can be important indicators of nutritional and health status. The process of measuring height and weight also offers you an opportunity to observe the general condition [...]

Released in 2013
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Moving and Turning Skills

OVERVIEW:Those primarily confined to a bed who can no longer change position and move easily are not only less comfortable, but can have decreased blood circulation and are at risk for the development [...]

Released in 2013Series Contains 17 Items
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Oral Care

OVERVIEW:Keeping a residents mouth, teeth, gums and tongue healthy is a vital component of maintaining the residents overall personal hygiene and good health. Poor mouth care can lead to tooth decay, [...]

Released in 2013Series Contains 17 Items
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Ostomy, Urinary Drainage, and Catheter Care

OVERVIEW:Many residents will have urinary catheters or ostomies. To provide proper care to these residents, nursing assistants must have specific knowledge and skills needed to provide care. This program [...]

Released in 2013Series Contains 17 Items
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Personal Care Skills for the Care Provider

OVERVIEW: While a person's sense of dignity and self-worth are often related to feeling clean and well groomed, personal care and grooming are also important factors in maintaining health and controlling [...]

Released in 2013Series Contains 17 Items
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Positioning Techniques

OVERVIEW:Proper body alignment not only allows patients and residents to feel more comfortable, but it is important to relieve strain, increase circulation, and prevent deformities and complications [...]

Released in 2013Series Contains 17 Items
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Techniques in Toileting and Incontinent Care

OVERVIEW:Toileting is an important skill nursing assistants need to develop to provide sensitive and supportive care to individuals that lessens the embarrassment and discomfort of this important task. [...]

Released in 2013Series Contains 17 Items
$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant: Transfer and Ambulation Skills

OVERVIEW: Care providers must often assist persons with impaired mobility to walk, move to wheelchairs, toilets and beds. But to protect yourself and those you are providing care to, the nursing [...]

Released in 2013Series Contains 17 Items
$149.00
 
Emergency Management in Public Health: The H1N1 Example

OVERVIEW: This video focuses on the activities of public health professionals and their partners as they illustrate the stages of emergency management: prevention and mitigation; preparedness; response [...]

Released in 2012Series Contains 9 Items
$225.00
 
Assessing Chronic Pain in the Cognitively Impaired

OVERVIEW: When residents experience pain, it can affect their lives in every way from eating to sleeping and even simple movements. Caregivers commonly rely on residents to report their pain, but some [...]

Released in 2011
$189.00
 
Avoiding Falls in Long Term Care

OVERVIEW: Every year, as many as three out of four long-term care residents fall. By themselves, falls are rarely fatal, but the injuries and resulting complications sustained from a fall can start [...]

Released in 2011
$189.00
 
Dementia and Your Care Giving Decisions

OVERVIEW: Every day, you see people with dementia. In the early stages, changes may appear subtle, but near the end, dementia is often what you see first in residents under your care. By understanding [...]

Released in 2011
$189.00
 
HIPAA for Long Term Care Workers

OVERVIEW: Reviewed for accuracy in 2011, this program provides a detailed review of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and focuses on the resident privacy and data security [...]

Released in 2011
$199.00
 
Making Meals Meaningful - Nutrition and Dementia

OVERVIEW: Good nutrition is crucial to our well-being. When your residents have dementia, it can be difficult for them to get the nutrients they need and to enjoy meals in the same way they might have [...]

Released in 2011
$189.00
 
Preventing Unsafe Wandering and Elopement

OVERVIEW: Reviewed for accuracy in 2011, this course is designed to provide caregivers in the long term care setting with an overview of the skills necessary to prevent residents from participating [...]

Released in 2011
$315.00
 
Community and Aggregate Assessment

OVERVIEW: This video program focuses on the process and issues inherent in assessing a geographic community and various aggregates within such a community, using a partnership approach.  The [...]

Released in 2010Series Contains 9 Items
$225.00
 
Community Development in Community Health Nursing

OVERVIEW: This video program illustrates the interconnection between primary health care and community health nursing.  Examples are given which illustrate how the principles of primary [...]

Released in 2010Series Contains 9 Items
$225.00
 
Community Health Nursing Series

SERIES OVERVIEW: This 9-part series explores the various aspects of Community Health Nursing including: Home Visits Family Assessment Family Intervention Community Development Primary Health [...]

Released in 2010Series Contains 9 Items
$1,800.00
 
Community Health Nursing: A Practical View

OVERVIEW: The "real world" of community health nursing practice in rural and urban settings is explored through the voices and activities of home health nurses and public health nurses.   This [...]

Released in 2010Series Contains 9 Items
$225.00
 
Family Assessment in Community Health Nursing

OVERVIEW: This video program focuses on family assessment within the context of community health nursing practice.  In this video, front line community health nurses illustrate the goals, [...]

Released in 2010Series Contains 9 Items
$225.00
 
Family Intervention in Community Health Nursing

OVERVIEW: This video program focuses on various aspects of family nursing interventions within the context of community health nursing practice.  In this video, front line community health [...]

Released in 2010Series Contains 9 Items
$225.00
 
Fire Prevention and Safety in LTC

OVERVIEW: A fire can be an unpredictable and frightening event. But a fire that occurs in a long-term care setting can completely devastate your residents, your facility, and your entire community. [...]

Released in 2010
$189.00
 
Home Visiting in Community Health Nursing

OVERVIEW: Home visiting is part of the every-day experience of community health nurses.  This video program examines the practice of home visiting from the perspectives of both a public [...]

Released in 2010Series Contains 9 Items
$225.00
 
Primary Health Care in Community Health Nursing

OVERVIEW: This video program illustrates the interconnection between primary health care and community health nursing.  Examples are given which illustrates how the principles of primary [...]

Released in 2010Series Contains 9 Items
$225.00
 
Programming in Community Health Nursing

OVERVIEW: This video explores aspects of programming in community health nursing. In particular, it focuses on the stages of programming - assessment to determine the need, program development, program [...]

Released in 2010Series Contains 8 Items
$225.00
 
Resident Abuse: Prevention and Protection

OVERVIEW: 44% of all long-term care residents have experienced some form of abuse in their long term care facility. Resident abuse can take many forms, from obvious rough handling to more subtle acts [...]

Released in 2010
$189.00
 
Delivering Excellent Customer Service In the Long Term Care Environment

OVERVIEW: You may not consider yourself a customer service representative and you're right. But caregivers in long-term care do provide a service to residents. Those residents notice when caregivers [...]

Released in 2009
$189.00
 
Dementia in Long Term Care: Communicating with Residents

OVERVIEW: Up to half of all long-term care residents suffer from some form of dementia, such as Alzheimer's disease. Their caregivers face many special challenges. Chief among them is properly communicating [...]

Released in 2009
$189.00
 
Dementia in Long Term Care: How Dementia Affects Care Planning (RNs / LPNs)

OVERVIEW: Up to half of all long-term care residents suffer from some form of dementia, such as Alzheimer's disease. Dementia often goes unnoticed. Only about 60% of all residents have undergone an [...]

Released in 2008
$189.00
 
Infection Control in Long Term Care

OVERVIEW: Infections acquired in health care institutions can be a common occurrence. When infections occur, they can be devastating to residents as well as staff members. Staff and health care providers [...]

Released in 2006
$179.95
 
Your Role in Resident Skin Care

OVERVIEW: Residents with skin disorders can be a common occurrence in long-term care facilities. When skin disorders appear, quick identification and treatment by staff and health care providers in [...]

Released in 2006
$179.95
 
Quality of Life: Home-like Environment

OVERVIEW: Home is more than just a place to live, it is where we are comfortable, and it is where we feel safe. Our home is filled with our history and memories. It is where we belong. For residents [...]

Released in 2005
$159.95
 
A Commitment to Safety

OVERVIEW: Are you looking for a dynamic way to deliver your next round of safety training sessions? "A Commitment to Safety" is safety training with a difference. This program takes a big-picture [...]

Released in 2004
$159.95
 
Residents' Rights for Staff

Updated 2002 Your residents and their families need to know the residents' legally protected rights. Your staff must understand how their behavior guards or infringes on those rights. You also need [...]

Released in 2002
$159.59