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The Aide’s Role in Understanding Mental Health Disorders

  • Thursday, December 08, 2016
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Webinar

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The Kansas Home Care Association is pleased to bring you this educational program through an agreement with the Association for Home & Hospice Care of North Carolina…

Association for Home & Hospice Care of NC
The Caring Connection presents

The Aide’s Role in 
Understanding Mental Health Disorders

Thursday, December 8, 2016
2:00 to 3:00 p.m. CST

Participate live or access recording within 30 days 

Description: This presentation will explore some mental health disorders that may create challenges for the Nurse Aide in the home setting. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness approximately 43.8 million adults or 1 in 5 adults in the U.S experiences mental illness annually.  Chances are that some of the patients we care for in the home may be experiencing some sort of mental illness.  Learn strategies that can help you when caring for these patients.

Presenter: The presenter for this activity is Cindy R. Morgan, RN, MSN, CHC, CHPN, Associate Vice President of Hospice, Palliative Care and Clinical Innovations, AHHC of North Carolina. Cindy is a certified trainer in coaching supervision and also a certified Health Coach. She has worked in various director level positions in Home Care and Hospice throughout the years. Her work in Hospice began as a volunteer nurse in the 1980’s. Later in her career, she was the Assistant Vice President of a large Home Care and Hospice organization in Central North Carolina where she was responsible for overseeing both home health and hospice operations. Cindy has served as a Board member for the NC Center for Nursing and is a past member of the NC Board of Nursing.

Convenience:  Enjoy the convenience and cost-efficiency of a webinar – watch the speaker’s slide presentation on the internet while listening by telephone or through your computer’s microphone and speakers (VoIP).  There is no limit to the number of attendees from your agency who may participate at your site using one phone line and a computer with internet access. 

Confirmation:  Prior to the webinar, a GoToWebinar link will be e-mailed to you.  You will need to register through this link to attend the webinar. You will be sent a confirmation which will include a join link to access the webinar, a dial-in number and an access code to listen in via telephone. You will also be sent any pertinent handouts, if available, an evaluation and certificate. The webinar will take place from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST, 2:00 to 3:00 pm CST.

Registration: The registration deadline is December 7, 2016.  Registrations may not be shared between agencies – the agency’s registration covers the access of only one phone line/computer access to the webinar. Multiple site participation for your agency will require a separate registration fee for each connection. Please note: if your agency has sent in 1 registration but 3 people from your agency register through the GTW link, your agency will be invoiced for the additional 2 registrations. The handouts will be emailed to you to the email address you provide. Please feel free to provide an additional email address as a backup. 

Registration Fees:

KHCA Members:  $95 per webinar access
Non-Members:  $190 per webinar access

Recording also available.  If unable to participate live, registrants will have 30 days to access the recording.

Cancellations:  Fees will be refunded only if written cancellation is received one week prior to the workshop and no refunds after the webinar link is sent to your agency. In the event of a written cancellation, KHCA will retain, or charge, $25 of the initial registration fee, per registrant, to cover administrative overhead.

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