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Mental Health: Caring for Residents with Schizophrenia & Schizoaffective Disorder

4/23/2019

Module III of the Achieving Compliance in Behavioral Health Series
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Module III of the Achieving Compliance in Behavioral Health Series

Mental Health: Caring for Residents with Schizophrenia & Schizoaffective Disorder
April 23
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
CE for NHA, Nurses, CEHCH, CEAL, Social Work

Schizophrenia and related mental disorders can be a complicated and misunderstood by family and professional caregivers. The symptoms of Schizophrenia vary from person to person, however auditory and visual hallucinations, delusions, and paranoia are common in people with this diagnosis. Developing a keen understanding of how the person affected views his/her world is key to finding person-centered solutions to individual circumstances. This session offers a framework for staff education and training, and the development of care and services to meet the needs of residents impacted by Schizophrenia or a related condition.

Objectives: At the conclusion of this series, the participant will be able to:

1. Explain the care needs and accommodations for residents diagnosed with Schizophrenia a related Mental Disorder:
2. Explain the importance of understanding the symptoms and challenges associated with a diagnosis of Schizophrenia or a related Mental Disorder:
3. Develop improved methods for the assessment and person-centered care planning for residents with behavioral health needs.

Presented by:

Barbara Speedling, Quality of Life Specialist
Innovations for Quality Living: Creating Meaningful, Satisfying Lives One Person at a Time
Mental Health: Caring for Residents with Schizophrenia & Schizoaffective Disorder
April 23
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Presented by: Barbara Speedling, Quality of Life Specialist
Innovations for Quality Living: Creating Meaningful, Satisfying Lives One Person at a Time
Each program is approved for one (1.0) hour of credit for Nurses, NHA, Certified Executives for Assisted Living (CEAL), and Certified Executives for Home Care & Hospice (CEHCH). Individual attendance will be monitored throughout the call. Only those attending the entire call will be awarded continuing education credit. All participants regardless of need for CEUs, will receive a certificate of attendance. This course is considered a self-study course by Ohio BELTSS. Administrators are reminded that BELTSS limits webinars (home/self-study) credits to a total of ten (10.0) per renewal period.


How much does it cost?

Facilities will pay one low fee for an unlimited number of participants. However, the number and access code is valid only for one phone line/computer at the location registered with the Association. Any additional phone connections calling in will be billed the individual session registration fee.




Individual Session Fees: (prior to April 9)
Members: $55
Non Members: $130

Individual Session Fees: (April 9 and after)
Members: $75
Non Members: $175






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