Adult Family CAREGIVERS NETWORK VOLUME 11 TRAININGS
Below are the training titles and descriptions for each Volume 11 AFCN training. After you have determined which trainings you are interested in ordering, select the number of tests and answer keys you will need for each. Only one answer key is needed for each training per facility. Each test includes a certificate of completion per caregiver.
*We encourage you to check with the licensing entity in your state to ensure that AFCN trainings will be counted toward training hours for your caregivers.
Follow the links below to view AFCN trainings from each volume.
**Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery. Order online for faster service.
Important Publisher's Note: Reproduction of Tests and Certificates of Completion may VOID your training hours.
**Please note, certificates are NOT mailed with the trainings. Certificates will be issued upon completions of the tests. Once you send us the completed tests, we will correct them and issue a certificate.
Volume 11, No. 1 Training & Certificate
Adult Vaccines: Which Ones do Your Residents Need?
Many adults receive an influenza (e.g. flu) vaccination during the fall and winter months. These shots are extremely important. But what about other vaccinations? In addition to flu, people with chronic health conditions are more susceptible to developing pneumonia. Since flu and pneumonia vaccinations have been discussed in previous trainings, this training will focus on other aspects of immunizations as opposed to centering on a specific disease.
Category: Infection Control
Volume 11, No. 1 Answer Key
Volume 11, No. 2 Training & Certificate
Ensuring Proper Documentation
Thorough documentation is a key component in the care of any resident. This training examines the methods of documenting, recommendations for documenting, steps to follow when documenting, and what information caregivers need to document.
Volume 11, No. 2 Answer Key
Volume 11, No. 3 Training & Certificate
Coping with Alzheimer's Disease
This training addresses what Alzheimer's Disease is and the early warning signs of one experiencing Alzheimer's. Advice in how to travel with and care for one with Alzheimer's is given.
Category: Mental Health
Volume 11, No. 3 Answer Key
Volume 11, No. 4 Training & Certificate
Anaphylaxis and Epinephrine Auto-injector Devices
This training centers around an epinephrine auto-injector device (EAD) and defines Anaphylaxis (sometimes referred to as anaphylactic shock). Guidance is given in how to use an EAD along with additional tips regarding this device.
Category: First Aid/Choking
Volume 11, No. 4 Answer Key
Volume 11, No. 5 Training & Certificate
Individual Service Plans (ISPs): a Staff Person's Guide to Exceptional Direct Support
The foundational elements that go into the writing of Individual Service Plans are examined in this training. Included is an in-depth analyst of the 4 components of ISPs: Background, current level, goals, and planned support.
Category: Individual Service Plans/General
Volume 11, No. 5 Answer Key
Volume 11, No. 6 Training & Certificate
Emergency Preparedness: What you need to know
In this training we will explore everything a family needs to know and have in the event an emergency would strike.
Category: Emergency Preparedness/Health & Safety
Volume 11, No. 6 Answer Key
Volume 11, No. 7 Training & Certificate
First Aid: Learn CPR and Save a Life
Throughout this training you will learn helpful CPR techniques for elderly residents, adults and even children should you ever have to perform CPR on an individual.
Category: Health & Safety
Volume 11, No. 7 Answer Key
Volume 11, No. 8 Training & Certificate
The Rights of Safe Medication Management
This training outlines documentation protocols for administering patient's medication, storing medication, and the six rights patients have that professionals administering medication need to consider.
Category: Medication Management
Volume 11, No. 8 Answer Key
Volume 11, No. 9 Training & Certificate
Privacy & Confidentiality in Licensed Facilities
There are many types of licensed facilities that care for adults. What is required by law in regards to privacy and confidentiality will differ according to the level of care the facility provides. This training breaks down privacy, confidentiality, and HIPAA.
Category: Privacy & Confidentiality
Volume 11, No. 9 Answer Key
Volume 11, No. 10 Training & Certificate
Standard Precautions when Caring for Adults
This training will give information about standard precautions that can help prevent the spread of germs, illnesses and diseases in your home.
Category: Standard Precautions
Volume 11, No. 10 Answer Key
Volume 11, No. 11 Training & Certificate
Dementia: Improving Communication
This training outlines the importance of using nonverbal communication when working with residents that have dementia. Strategies are provided to help eliminate an aggressive response and turn it into a positive interaction.
Category: Communication; Dementia
Volume 11, No. 11 Answer Key