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|Module 1||Long-Term Care and Mental Illness Overview|
An overview of mental illness in the LTC setting
|Unit 1||LTC and Mental Illness Overview|
|Module 2||Mental Health Regulations|
This module provides an overview of the history of mental health and regulations that govern the protection of LTC residents who have mental illness and/or intellectual or developmental disabilities.
|Unit 1||Regulations Pre-Test|
|Unit 2||Federal and State Regulations|
|Unit 3||Post-test: Mental Health Regulations|
|Module 3||Life Course Issues and Mental Illness in LTC|
This module will discuss issues in mental illness among residents in long-term care settings, using life course theory.
|Unit 1||Life Course Issues and Mental Health in LTC|
|Module 4||Psychotropic Medications|
Nursing facilities are not considered the primary treatment locations for patients with serious mental illness (SMI), but SMI is not uncommon among residents in Texas nursing facilities. There is a likelihood that staff in nursing facilites will be caring for people with SMI and many of these residents will be taking psychotropic medications. Ensuring the appropriate use of psychotropic medications in the older adult in nursing facilities requires a team effort.
|Unit 4||Bipolar Disorder|
|Unit 6||Non-SMI Uses|
|Unit 8||Psychotropic Medications Quiz|
|Module 5||Substance Use Disorders and Long-Term Care|
This unit will provide learners with information about factors associated with substance use disorders in long-term care settings, appropriate ways health care workers can assist individuals as they go through stages of change, and the principles of motivational interviewing.
|Unit 1||Substance Use Disorders and Long-Term Care|
|Unit 2||Clinical Considerations for Substance Use Issues in LTC|
|Module 6||Activities of Daily Living and Personal Care|
Caring for the aging population in a long-term care (LTC) setting has changed dramatically in recent years. With an increase in the numbers of the aging population as well as limited access to acute care settings, LTC facilities are now facing challenges in caring for individuals with increased co-morbidities who were once cared for in acute care settings.
|Unit 1||ADLs and Personal Care|
|Module 7||Communication and Mental Illness|
Communication and mental illness
|Unit 1||Communication and Mental Illness|
|Module 8||De-escalation Techniques for Mental Illness|
De-escalation Techniques for Mental Illness
|Unit 1||Methods for De-escalation|
|Module 9||Exacerbations of Mental Illness|
Exacerbations of Mental Illness
|Unit 1||Exacerbations of Mental Illness|
|Module 10||Crisis Management in LTC Surrounding Mental Illness|
This course will discuss effective crisis management techniques to use in long-term care settings.
|Unit 1||Clinical Cases Studies of Crisis Management|
|Unit 2||Aggression Assessment|
|Module 11||Care Planning and Behavioral Health|
Care Planning and Behavioral Health
|Unit 1||Care Planning and Behavioral Health|
|Module 12||Long-Term Supports and Services|
In this module...
|Unit 1||Faith Community Nursing in Long-Term Care|
|Module 13||Person Centered Approaches to Care|
Person Centered Approaches to Care
|Unit 1||Person Centered Approaches to Care|
|Module 14||Resources and Supports for Staff|
Resources and Supports for Staff
|Unit 1||Resources and Supports for Staff|