Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1: Medicaid Waiver Explained...

    • Section 1-A: What is a Medicaid Waiver

  • 2

    Section 2: Acknowledging Vulnerability - Identifying, Preventing and Reporting Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation

    • Section 2-A: The Legislative Purpose of the Act

    • Section 2-B: Definitions

    • Section 2-C: Reporting Abuse - The Dynamics and Instructions

    • Section 2-D: When Care Delivery Employees Accept Gifts

    • Section 2-E: Investigations of Abuse Allegations - Required Cooperation

    • Section 2-F: Protective Service Plans, Consent and Interference

    • Section 2-G: Services to Adults Lacking Capacity to Consent, Injunctive Relief and Probate Appointments

    • Section 2-H: Alleviating Imminent Danger, Court Ordered Entry Petitioner Immunity in Good Faith

    • Section 2-I: Right to Bring Motion for Review of Order

    • Section 2-J: Sexual Battery by Healthcare Employees or Authority Figures

    • Section 2-K Prohibition Againt Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation - Penalties

    • Section 2-L: Payment for Services - Orders to Provide Custody, Care and Maintenance

    • Section 2-M: Authority to Seek Cooperation of Organizations and Agencies

    • Section 2-N: immunity of Department Employees

    • Section 2-O: Adoption of Standards, Procedures and Guidelines

    • Sectioon 2-P : Appointment of Conservator Pursuant to Sections 93-13-251

    • Section 2-Q: Objecting to Care Based Upon Privacy, Treatment by Spiritual Means, Objection to Medical Treatment

    • Section 2-R: Education Program

    • Section 2-S: Implementation of Chapter if Federal Funds Available

    • Section 2-T: Reporting of Abuse and Exploitation of Patients and Residents of Care Facilities

    • Section 2-U: Vulnerable Adults Training, Investigation and Procesution Trust Fund Created: Purpose, Funding

  • 3

    Section 3: Participant Rights and Dignity

    • Section 3-A: Rights and Dignity Explained

    • Section 3-B: A Breakdown of Individual Rights

  • 4

    Section 4: Caring for the Alzheimer’s Sufferer

    • Section 4-A: The Definition and Varying Forms of Dementia

    • Section 4-B: 10 Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

    • Section 4-C: Simple Communication Strategies for Those With Alzheimer's Disease

  • 5

    Section 5: Dealing With the Difficult Client

    • Section 5-A: Introduction and the Realities of Dealing with People

    • Section 5-B: Special Strategies for Dealing With the Difficult Client

  • 6

    Section 6: Attentive Care to Those With Mental Illness

    • Section 6-A: Various Types of Mental Illness

    • Section-B: How Attentiveness is of Clinical Importance

    • Section 6-C: How to Make Attentiveness a Part of Your Daily Routine

  • 7

    Section 7: Helping with Activities of Daily Life

    • Section 7-A: What Are the Activites of Daily Life

    • Section 7-B: How You Can Give Practical Assistance

  • 8


    • Section 8-A: What Exactly is HIPAA?

    • Section 8-B: HIPAA and IT and the NPI Number

  • 9

    Section 9: Recognizing and Caring for Those With Seizures

    • Section 9-A: What Are Seizures...

    • Section 9-B: The Different Types of Seizures and Symptoms

    • Section 9-C: How You Can Help Those Who Suffer from Seizures

  • 10

    Section 10: Managing Elopement Risks

    • Section 10-A: What is Meant by Elopement?

    • Section 10-B: Managing Elopement Risks - Strategies

  • 11

    Section 11: Safely Caring for Those With Assistive Devices

    • Section 11-A: What Are Assistive Devices?

    • Section 11-B: Caring for Those With Assistive Devices with a Focus on Safety

  • 12

    Section 12: Caring For Those With Disabilities

    • Section 12-A: Defining Disability

    • Section 12-B: Effective Means to Render Assistance: Key Ingredients

  • 13

    Section 13: Accident/Incident Prevention & Reporting

    • Section 13-A: Defining Accidents and Incidents

    • Section 13-B: Proper Reporting

  • 14

    Section 14: Professional Documentation Practices

    • Section 14-A: An Introduction to Proper Documentation

    • Section 14-B - What Does Integrity Connote?

    • Section 14-C: Key Areas of Documentation and Pitfalls to Avoid

  • 15

    Section 15: Dealing with Illness

    • Section 15-A: Emergency Preparedness

    • Section 15-B: Universal Precautions and Infection Control

  • 16

    Section 16: Person-Centered Planning and Thinking

    • Section 16-A: The Introduction to Person-Centeredness

    • Section 16-B: A Major Caution and Course Objectives

    • Section 16-C: A Case Study on What Person-Centeredness is All About

    • Section 16-D: Team Effort and Person-Centeredness

    • Section 16-E: A Look at How a Truly Person-Centered Operation is Described on Paper

    • Section 16-F: Review Section for Thinking in a Person-Centered Way