Adult Family CAREGIVERS NETWORK VOLUME 8 TRAININGS

Below are the training titles and descriptions for each Volume 8 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.

 

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*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.

 

View Volume 1 | View Volume 2 | View Volume 3 | View Volume 4

View Volume 5 | View Volume 6 | View Volume 7 | View Volume 9

View Volume 10 | View Volume 11 | Volume 12

 

**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.

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COURSE ID

Volume 8, No. 1 Training & Certificate

 

End-of-Life Decisions Aren't Easy, but they're Necessary

The time to answer difficult questions is before a crisis occurs. Answers involve discussion with your resident and/or your resident's trusted family member, friend or legal guardian. Remember, sometimes what family or friends would want, might NOT be what your resident desires for himself/herself.

Category: Residents Rights

0801AECV
$3.50
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Volume 8, No. 1 Answer Key

0801AEAV
$1.50
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Volume 8, No. 2 Training & Certificate

 

Vaccinations: Protecting Your Residents & Yourself

Some adults think that immunizations are only for children, or they are unaware that adult vaccines exist. Others are concerned about whether immunizations are safe. This article explains the many benefits of vaccinations. A refresher on universal precautions is also offered.

Category: Infection Control

0802AECV
$3.50
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Volume 8, No. 2 Answer Key

0802AEAV
$1.50
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Volume 8, No. 3 Training & Certificate

 

Meal Planning Tips for Caregivers

Cooking and preparing meals isn't easy for anyone. Throw in the different tastes and dietary requirements of residents living in adult family care, and it's easy to see why this area can be challenging for caregivers. But this doesn't mean that administering and managing meals can't be done. This article is designed to make this often-difficult task at least a little easier.

Category: Health & Safety

0803AECV
$3.50
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Volume 8, No. 3 Answer Key

0803AEAV
$1.50
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Volume 8, No. 4 Training & Certificate

 

Medication Safety: Avoiding Overdoses, Mix-ups & More

What are some common medication errors? What about dangerous side effects? Guidelines on preventing overdoses? Safely disposing of medications? This article explains all these, and more.

Category: Medication Management

0804AECV
$3.50
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Volume 8, No. 4 Answer Key

0804AEAV
$1.50
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Volume 8, No. 5 Training & Certificate

 

Conducting Health Assessments

Because health assessments aid caregivers in obtaining crucial information about the residents in their care, completing them is a vital part of caregiving. This article demonstrates the various aspects of conducting a comprehensive health assessment, fall prevention tips, and more.

Category: Health & Safety

0805AECV
$3.50
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Volume 8, No. 5 Answer Key

0805AEAV
$1.50
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Volume 8, No. 6 Training & Certificate

 

Personal Care: Be Flexible, Promote Independence

This training is broken into two main sections: the physical aspects of self-care (bathing and other Activities of Daily Living); and what one might call the psychological portion of self-care (an individual's desire to be as independent as possible, etc.) Caregiver recommendations are presented in each section.

Category: Personal Care

0806AECV
$3.50
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Volume 8, No. 6 Answer Key

0806AEAV
$1.50
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Volume 8, No. 7 Training & Certificate

 

Choking: Your Biggest First-Aid Fear?

This training discusses how to reduce the risk of choking as well as signs, symptoms and management. It concludes with a review of current treatment and answers to some common questions.

Category: First Aid/Choking

0807AECV
$3.50
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Volume 8, No. 7 Answer Key

0807AEAV
$1.50
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Volume 8, No. 8 Training & Certificate

 

Residents & Sexual Relationships

Sexuality is a topic that makes many people uncomfortable. Add disabilities or age to the picture and further complications occur. This training is designed to get this often-overlooked topic out into the open in ways that make residents and caregivers more at ease in both discussing them, and addressing any concerns.

Category: Residents’ Rights

0808AECV
$3.50
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Volume 8, No. 8 Answer Key

0808AEAV
$1.50
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Volume 8, No. 9 Training & Certificate

 

Coping with Depression

Depression is not a natural condition of old age. Caregivers are encouraged to be aware of the symptoms of depression. Support is also essential. Suggestions are presented to encourage the resident and promote exercise and other activities and interaction.

Category: Mental Health Issues

0809AECV
$3.50
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Volume 8, No. 9 Answer Key

0809AEAV
$1.50
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Volume 8, No. 10 Training & Certificate

 

Are You Prepared in Case of a Fire?

The best way to survive a fire is to keep it from happening! Consequently, this training focuses on preventative measures, as well as recommendations on what to do in case a fire does break out.

Category: Fire Safety

0810AECV
$3.50
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Volume 8, No. 10 Answer Key

0810AEAV
$1.50
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Volume 8, No. 11 Training & Certificate

 

Coping with Traumatic Brain Injury

The road to recovery following a traumatic brain injury is often long and difficult. Everyone involved in the person's care should expect the individual to experience setbacks as well as progress. This training reminds caregivers that recovering from a brain injury is more like a marathon than a sprint.

Category: Mental Health Issues

0811AECV
$3.50
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Volume 8, No. 11 Answer Key

0811AEAV
$1.50
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Volume 8, No. 12 Training & Certificate

 

Coping with Down Syndrome

In caring for someone with Down syndrome, this training shows how important it is for family members, doctors and caregivers to work together to create a plan that is specifically tailored to the individual. Everyone has different needs in terms of level of care, independence, and other factors, and it is crucial for caregivers to keep this individuality in mind.

Category: Mental Health Issues

0812AECV
$3.50
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Volume 8, No. 12 Answer Key

0812AEAV
$1.50
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