Adult Family CAREGIVERS NETWORK VOLUME 12 TRAININGS
Below are the training titles and descriptions for each Volume 12 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 12, No. 1 Training & Certificate
Assisting People with Dementia With Activities of Daily Living: Three Main Steps
This training explains the three main steps you must follow to successfully assist people with dementia with Activities of Daily Living (ADL). These steps involve assessing, communicating, and supporting.
Volume 12, No. 1 Answer Key
Volume 12, No. 2 Training & Certificate
Dealing with Life's Stressors: Stress Management Tips & Techniques
Everyone knows life can be difficult and stressful at times. It makes us want to pull our hair out or even scream when times get tough, but what if we learned the proper stress management tips and techniques would things be different? Throughout this training we will explore different stress management tips and techniques, and how they can be utilized in everyday life.
Category: Stress Management
Volume 12, No. 2 Answer Key
Volume 12, No. 3 Training & Certificate
How to Minimize Infection Risk
This training will address types of infection, modes of transmission, ports of entry and exit, susceptible host and most importantly, how to break the train of transmission.
Category: Infection Control
Volume 12, No. 3 Answer Key
Volume 12, No. 4 Training & Certificate
Problem Solving Challenging Behaviors in People with Dementia by Using the ABC Approach
This training explains how to use the ABC approach to record and analyze challenging behaviors in people with dementia so that they can be better managed or avoided all together.
Category: Behavior Management, Dementia
Volume 12, No. 4 Answer Key
Volume 12, No. 5 Training & Certificate
Strategies for Positive Behavior Management
Managing challenging behaviors can be a difficult thing to deal with, but what do you do when someone is acting out for one reason or another? Do you have the proper strategies at hand to remain calm and deal with the situation that is presented to you? Or is your first instinct to panic when behavior gets out of hand? If you are the type of person to panic, then you are in luck, because throughout this training we will be discussing strategies for positive behavior management, and how you can go about putting them into practice in a collected and yet calm fashion.
Category: Behavior Management
Volume 12, No. 5 Answer Key
Volume 12, No. 6 Training & Certificate
How to Properly Prevent Cross Contamination
This training will define cross-contamination, the seriousness of it, and how to prevent it. It will also provide readers with the most current information to date from the CDC, WHO and other research based resources on how to properly prevent cross contamination.
Category: Standard Precautions
Volume 12, No. 6 Answer Key
Volume 12, No. 7 Training & Certificate
Utilizing Dance in Resident Care
Dance is a beneficial exercise that increases cardiovascular health and flexibility. It also allows deep emotions to be expressed outwardly. This training talks about the different types of dance and the benefits of dance for residents.
Category: General Caregiving
Volume 12, No. 7 Answer Key
Volume 12, No. 8 Training & Certificate
Strategies and Techniques for Communicating With Someone Who Has Dementia
This training shares different strategies and techniques that can be used in communicating with someone who has dementia, as well as when to use them.
Category: Behavior Management, Dementia
Volume 12, No. 8 Answer Key
Volume 12, No. 9 Training & Certificate
A Guide to Managing Type 2 Diabetes for Caregivers
The purpose of this training is educate caregivers about type 2 diabetes and also address some of the ways type 2 diabetes can be managed through regular exercise and proper nutrition.
Category: Health & Safety; Nutrition
Volume 12, No. 9 Answer Key
Volume 12, No. 10 Training & Certificate
Fire Safety and Protection
Most people will go to great lengths to keep themselves and others safe from the dangers a fire, but in the event of an emergency would you know the proper fire safety and protection precautions to take at that moment? If not, then you will be glad to hear that throughout this training we will be exploring the ways you can prevent a fire disaster in the workplace, as well as, how you can protect your employees, and the people you care for.
Category: Health & Safety
Volume 12, No. 10 Answer Key
Volume 12, No. 11 Training & Certificate
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder & Relief Techniques
PTSD can happen to anyone as it revolves around any kind of traumatic event in one’s life, and caregivers need to be prepared to help residents cope with traumatic events of all kinds in their lifetime. This training highlights the victims of PTSD, the symptoms it imposes, possible treatment that is available, and strategies caregivers can use to help provide comfort and relief.
Category: Mental Health Issues
Volume 12, No. 11 Answer Key
Volume 12, No. 12 Training & Certificate
Dementia: Causes, Signs, Early Symptoms, and Risk Factors
Memory problems, forgetfulness, confusion, and delayed thinking may not just be signs of old age. They could in fact signal a much bigger problem that is yet to come. Dementia, slowly steals a person’s ability to function leaving them unable to communicate with family and friends. This training takes a closer look at the causes, signs, early symptoms, and risk factors of Dementia, and how gaining a better understanding of the symptoms will help you before it is too late.
Volume 12, No. 12 Answer Key