Adult Family CAREGIVERS NETWORK VOLUME 7 TRAININGS
Below are the training titles and descriptions for each Volume 7 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 7, No. 1 Training & Certificate
Understanding & Managing Sleep Disorders
This training should prove useful for any caregiver with a resident(s) in their care who has difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep through the night.
Category: Medical Issues
Volume 7, No. 1 Answer Key
Volume 7, No. 2 Training & Certificate
Dual Diagnosis: Mental Illness and Substance Abuse
This training, written by a psychologist who specializes in assisted living, discusses – among other areas – what caregivers should do in suspected cases of substance abuse.
Category: Drug Dependency
Volume 7, No. 2 Answer Key
Volume 7, No. 3 Training & Certificate
Infection Control: Focus on Skin and Foot Hygiene
This training centers on the importance of good skin and foot care as part of a resident's overall health.
Category: Infection Control
Volume 7, No. 3 Answer Key
Volume 7, No. 4 Training & Certificate
Residents' Rights with a Focus on Families
According to the author, providing respectful and stimulating care that accommodates residents' physical, emotional, and social needs (with a family's help) will naturally promote individual rights.
Category: Residents Rights
Volume 7, No. 4 Answer Key
Volume 7, No. 5 Training & Certificate
Dispensing Meds: Focus on Use and Compliance
As in everything else in caregiving, successful medication management works best when caregivers work as a team with family, doctors, pharmacists, etc.
Category: Medication Management
Volume 7, No. 5 Answer Key
Volume 7, No. 6 Training & Certificate
Mini-magic 'art' Activities for Learning and Fulfillment
Residents often enjoy participation just for the sake of the activity itself. Being able to do something, and feeling useful, needed, and valued – are deeply important at a fundamental level. It's the kind of simplistic art that caregivers can help residents create – art with a small "a."
Category: General Caregiving
Volume 7, No. 6 Answer Key
Volume 7, No. 7 Training & Certificate
First Aid: Steps Toward Emergency Preparedness
What are some basic steps that will make caregivers better prepared in an emergency? Do they know some of the items they should keep in a first-aid kit? Are they familiar with the signs of a heart attack? What about stroke? This training explains.
Category: First Aid/Choking
Volume 7, No. 7 Answer Key
Volume 7, No. 8 Training & Certificate
Elder Abuse: Awareness, Education Key to Prevention
This training answers questions such as: What are the types of elder abuse? What are some principle indicators of abuse? Who is at risk for being abused? and Who typically abuses? The training concludes with a number of steps that a caregiver can take to prevent elder abuse.
Category: Residents’ Rights
Volume 7, No. 8 Answer Key
Volume 7, No. 9 Training & Certificate
Coping with Cerebral Palsy
Because more and more children with CP are becoming adults with CP, it's likely that an increasing number of caregivers are assisting this population. This training shows how to do just that.
Category: Mental Health Issues
Volume 7, No. 9 Answer Key
Volume 7, No. 10 Training & Certificate
Fire Prevention: Safety Tips & Escape Plans are Crucial
It's important to plan for emergencies should one occur – and this article presents numerous preparedness suggestions. However, the ideal is to prevent disasters from occurring in the first place. As a result, it's crucial to make sure that emergency plans also address various preventative measures in the home. Tips like these are also presented.
Volume 7, No. 10 Answer Key
Volume 7, No. 11 Training & Certificate
Coping with Diabetes
While diabetes is a serious condition, it is highly treatable when dietary changes and increased physical activity are practiced. With the recommendations presented in this training, caregivers can help manage this disease for the residents in their care.
Category: Medical Issues
Volume 7, No. 11 Answer Key