Welcome to the Education Center!

Our Education Center provides online training via our most recent webinars, with CEU Certificates available for successful completion. These topics will help you stay up to date on topics pertinent to assisted living.  If you have any webinar requests please reach out to our Program Director, Amee Bertke, at abertke@ohioassistedliving.org.  We will work to fulfill these requests via webinars, conference presentations, etc.

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UPCOMING LIVE WEBINAR

COVID-19 Employer Town Hall

April 8th @ 1:00pm EST

Presenter: Sam Lillard

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How are you being impacted by COVID19? The Coronavirus is causing significant disruptions in workplaces.

Learn about the Family First Coronavirus Act (FFCA), CARES Act, paid sick leave laws, unemployment insurance, Notice requirements, and more. Employers need to know what their responsibilities are and how their available responses are limited under the law.

Discover more on these key issues and be prepared ... Join us for this interactive discussion!

No CEUs Offered
FREE to all Assisted Living Providers

Living with Dementia During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 21st @ 1:00pm EST

Presenter: Teepa Snow

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This webinar will focus on dementia and care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal of maintaining a six-foot social distancing boundary among people living with dementia housed in a setting designed for congregate living and social integration is simply not logical, reasonable, or achievable. To support both the health care providers choosing to provide care and the individuals who are housed in these settings, something more and different is needed. This webinar will highlight different, person-centered working practices and routines to optimize the well-being of all involved, given the impossibility of following isolation guidelines without causing potentially irreparable harm to individuals and their relationship with those providing the only human contact they will be receiving in this situation.

LNHA & Nurses: 2.0 CEU  (Pending BELTSS approval)
FREE to all Assisted Living Providers

RECORDED WEBINARS

OALA MEMBERS

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Introducing Montessori Approach to Dementia Care

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Presenter: Lori Horstman

All too often persons with dementia have been told or taught that they are no longer capable. They are taught to believe that someone must take care of them because they are no longer able to care for themselves. It is very easy to train dependency in dementia. What if we viewed dementia as a disability rather than a disease? The emphasis would shift to focusing on their abilities and strengths rather than on what they can no longer do.

LNHA & Nurses: 2.0 CEU
Cost: OALA Member $60; Non-Member $120

Preparing for an Active Shooter in Assisted Living

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Presenter: Charles W. Brandt II

This program will highlight the most critical elements associated with the importance of preparing for and developing active shooter response guidelines for Assisted Livings (RCFs). The Healthcare environment offers unique challenges to providers in managing and responding to active shooter threats. This session will discuss the historical perspective of active shooter events in North America, statistical findings and the resources available for any facility to develop guidelines to protect workers, residents and guests should an active shooter/assailant event occur in or near your facility.

LNHA & Nurses: 1.0 CEU
Cost: OALA Member $50; Non-Member $75

Operationalizing Marijuana in RCF's

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Presenters: Kristin West, Mary Cavanaugh, Brendon Friesen  

The legalization of medical marijuana in Ohio presents opportunities in long term care, but it also presents some interesting dilemmas and challenges. It has been used as an effective treatment for many of the ailments affecting our residents, so why aren't we all letting, or even encouraging them to use it? This presentation will discuss the current state of the federal and state laws on use of medical marijuana in Ohio and considerations for operationalizing it in residential care facilities as Ohio's Medical Marijuana Control Program comes into operation.

LNHA & Nurses: 2.0 CEU
Cost: OALA Member $60; Non-Member $120

Skilled Care in Assisted Living

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Presenter: Malinda Deacon, RN, LNHA, MHA

Nursing practice in Assisted Living can be very different from other settings. What are the common challenges facing nurses in Assisted Living, what are some resources and support? What are the RCF rule requirements concerning skilled care? What care is prohibited? What needs to be counted? And what documentation is needed?

LNHA & Nurses: 2.0 CEU
Cost: OALA Member $60; Non-Member $120

Financial Exploitation of the Elderly

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Presenter: Sara Costanzo

Identify financial misappropriation and situations where an elderly person may be being abused. Evaluate circumstances surrounding financial abuse, and design standard procedures that should be followed to comply with state and federal laws. Describe suspected abuse in required reports and explain suspicions to assist with investigations of abuse.

LNHA & Nurses: 1.5 CEU
Cost: OALA Member $50; Non-Member $75

OALA Residents Rights Training

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Presenter: Jean Thompson

Review each of the 33 Residents’ Rights in Ohio law through 2 videos. (2nd video details the 33rd resident right)  Learn the role of each staff member in ensuring these rights. Hear the application of each of these rights discussed, including examples relevant for individuals working in different roles within Assisted Living in Ohio.

LNHA & Nurses: 1.0 CEU
Cost: OALA Member $35; Non-Member $75

  Ohio Building & Fire Code Changes/Impacts

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Presenter: Howard Shergalis, RA

Topics and information to be covered:

Building Code Changes, Fire Codes Changes, Practical aspects of carbon monoxide alarm installations, Other building and fire code commonly asked questions.

No CEU's provided
Cost: OALA Member FREE; Non-Member $40