Author: Olympia Resol: RN, MPH, CRNI, CARN & Terry Rudd: RN, MSN
Duration: 5h 30m
Current Accreditation:California Board of Registered Nursing – 24.00 Hours – Reference number: #5273 / California Department of Public Health (CDPH) – 24.00 Hours – Reference number: #7039
This is a 24 Continuing Education Units Bundle for CNA. There are several topics under this bundle – Elderly Nutrition (4 CEUs), Diabetes and Hypoglycemia (4 CEUs), Pressure Ulcer Care (4 CEUs), Dealing with Stress and End of Life Care (4 CEUs), Physiology and Measuring Vital Signs (4 CEUs) and Communication Concepts 4 (CEUs). You will get your certification as soon as you finish the short learning assessment.
HOW TO RENEW YOUR CNA LICENSE IN CALIFORNIA
BREAKDOWN OF HOURS:
The board will allow you to take 24 hours online and you need to be in an actual “Live” or “Face to Face” classroom setting for the rest of the 24 Hours.
A Minimum of twelve (12) of the forty eight (48) Hours shall be completed in each year of the two (2) year certification period.
A Maximum of twenty four (24) Hours maybe obtained only throught CDPH-approved online computer training program.
A CNA may take ALL needed CEUs in classroom/face-to-face setting BUT not all should be taken in the same renewal year**
**NOT calendar year because it depends on birthdate
For the 24 Live Classroom hours:
*** Half (12 hours) of the 24 need to be completed in first year and other half in the second year i.e.: If your expiration year is 2016 — you need to have attended an inservice or ceu classroom activity 12 hours in 2014 and another 12 hours in 2015.
Understand the problem of having diabetes and how to spot and manage hypoglycemia, the most common side effect of having diabetes. About half of diabetic people do not know they have diabetes and are not under care for the disorder. Each year, about 798,000 people are diagnosed with diabetes.
Being Vigilant is a critical skill required when you’re taking care of patients with or @ risk for pressure ulcers. This self-study online course aims to expand your knowledge on assessing and detecting pressure ulcers risks and formation. Specifically designed and written for CNAs & HHA
How can you help your patient and their family cope with stress? How can you offer the best end of life care? If these are questions you’re asking, then this is the course for you. A section is devoted to end of life care for both patients and family and understanding grief and coping strategies for end of life care.
This course puts emphasis on the Certified Nursing Assistants’ ability to detect early signs of inadequate diet to prevent malnutrition in elderly patient, recognition of common health problems related to malnutrition.
If you need practice communicating with your elderly patients, this is the course for you. This Study Module reviews basics of communication and interpersonal relationships necessary to provide a therapeutic environment for the Elderly. There is a specific section on care of the patient with dementia and/or Alzheimer’s disease.